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Help to ID female Apisto

Klendo

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Hi, i'm new to the forums, i just got back into the hobby recently.

I saw this lone female in an 'assorted dwarf cichlid' tank that was just kribs. I originally thought it was a cacatuoides but now im not sure. Could anyone help me ID it please
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, thanks, Aidan
 

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dw1305

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Hi all,
I think it may be a female "Steel-Blue", mainly because of the prominent caudal blotch. You should be able to get a male without too much difficulty. Whatever their origin they breed true without any problems of fry deformity etc, but they are quite aggressive. Have a look here: <http://www.dwarfcichlid.com/Apistogramma_sp_Steel_blue.php>

The male, in good condition, is a real stunner.

cheers Darrel
 

Klendo

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Hi all,
I think it may be a female "Steel-Blue", mainly because of the prominent caudal blotch. You should be able to get a male without too much difficulty. Whatever their origin they breed true without any problems of fry deformity etc, but they are quite aggressive. Have a look here: <http://www.dwarfcichlid.com/Apistogramma_sp_Steel_blue.php>

The male, in good condition, is a real stunner.

cheers Darrel

Great , thanks for your help, i'll have a read up on them.
 

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