+1I wouldn’t add another one.
And I agree, at least right now it appears to look female. It could be deceiving because it is thin and the color is “washed out” but it looks like it has a bluer face and the lack of color in the fins that females typically have.
Yours is a silver saum.
Silver and gold saums are Andinoacara Rivulatus.
As you can see in the last picture you posted Rivulatus and stalsbergi have different scale patterns.
So glad you understand this! You must be the only person haha. I hate even posting pictures of mine because it always starts a war when someone says,” hey nice green terror” then all the experts come out to destroy their life. I feel the GT debate is hotter than hybrids these days .+1
Re: Green terror debate, I suppose you're referring to whether gold edged rivulatus is a 'true' green terror. Mostly it's because some hobbyists claim A. stalsbergi is the "true" green terror and rivulatus is a "false" green terror. It's an artificial debate. In many places, including SA, none of them are called green terrors, so it's a hobby name, used only in some countries, and has no official relevance and has nothing to do with their taxonomic names. In fact, the only relevant debate used to be which was the true rivulatus. Early books and some biologists and others thought what is now stalsbergi was the original rivulatus-- so in some minds the original green terror-- they were wrong, the current rivulatus was confirmed as rivulatus and stalsbergi was given its current name.
That's the background, here's the short answer--
Which fish does the global taxonomic database registry FishBase call a green terror? Green terror appears directly under the scientific name Andinoacara rivulatus and is not to be found under Andinoacara stalsbergi.
One of my biggest pet peeves in the cichlid world, can you tell?So glad you understand this! You must be the only person haha. I hate even posting pictures of mine because it always starts a war when someone says,” hey nice green terror” then all the experts come out to destroy their life. I feel the GT debate is hotter than hybrids these days .