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    The most intelligent CA/SA Cichlid?

    Discussion in 'Central and South American Cichlids' started by cichlid_8810, Dec 7, 2010.

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      I know Cichlids are very intelligent but which one stands out to you for brain power?

      For me the most intelligent has to be a Geophagus Steindachneri Red Hump Eartheater.

      My adult male was very intelligent, very crafty and was extremely confident with everything.

      He made his tank his home and if a sunken pellet ended up under a rock he set about unearthing it for days on end sometimes even a week.

      Constant digging but used to do it in such a way so that the rock wouldnt fall it was very funny.

      Great Cichlid.
       
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      ime oscars, red devils/midas and flowerhorns have been very intelligent
       
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      Dovii and umbees;)
       
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      They say Oscars,but mine have always been pretty dumb,my 4"Dovii seems pretty smart right now he does his little meal time "dance" and recoginizes me a lot faster than any of my other fish.
       
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      Oscars. My Oscars would hit the top of their tank if I forget to feed them.
       
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      I agree with this list completely. :popcorn:
       
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      My severums are scary smart. Im sure they re arrange their tank just to make me mad or to get attention. They are my little buddies.

      (oscars are like bricks. As tough as one but twice as dumb.)
       
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      My Oscars play with the decor, ping pong balls etc. whilst my Jag just looks on like "WTF?" :ROFL:
       
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      My Dovii and Jag, these 2 have distince personallities, and are both cold and calculating, quick to discover easy solutions to and problem they encounter.
      and for some reason my jag used to spit sand into the intake of one of my FX5s, I actually witnessed the dovii see this from across the room and copy, was an odd display.
       
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