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Real A. Viejita

AmirA

Member
Hello guys.
I bought a group of apistos, sold as Apistogramma Viejita Wild caught. Is this the real Viejita?
(same fish on both pictures)
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Mike Wise

Moderator
Staff member
5 Year Member
The fish in the 1st photos might be A. viejita, but I can't be positive. The fish in the photos is shown too small and doesn't show diagnostic features well. My guess is that it is a population of A. macmaster, but like I wrote I can't be positive one way or the other. Fish #2 is definitely not A. viejita. It shows all the markings of A. hongsloi or a closely related species in the hongsloi-complex.
 
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