Anyone have an idea what species this guy is?

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Girlfriend came home with a new fish for my 80 gallon cichlid tank and all she know is it was labeled a convict cichlid and I got another convict (black and blue variety) a few weeks ago that the pet store claimed was in the same batch as this guy. Let me know what im in for please!! Thanks
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possibly a juvenile Jack Dempsey cichlid or a Jack Dempsey cross.

If it's a Jack Dempsey, get rid of it now because they grow to 10-12 inches and kill things.
 
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What i was afraid of. Advertised as a convict but maybe a hybrid of sorts? Planning on building a 200 gallon next year but might not make it that long. Thanks.
 

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Nice looking fish, would look great in a 200. Save it if you can. Not a convict, just as well cos they have worse personalities' than Jacks
 
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