Apistogramma I.d. please

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish and Invertebrates' started by bmize89, Jul 18, 2015.

  1. bmize89Valued MemberMember

    How's it going? So I've finally found some apistogramma in my area however I'm having some trouble identifying which type they are. They were sold to me as apistogramma cacatuoides orange flash. However after looking online I have some doubts. I picked up 3 of them. 2 have good color and one is quite bland. Hoping for a pair off. But here are a few pics. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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  2. Anders247Fishlore LegendMember

    I have heard of a "yellow body orange flash" type.... that looks similar to this.
  3. JeffKWell Known MemberMember

    Yes - google "apistogramma cacatuoides gold" and see if the pics you find look like your fish.
  4. BDpupsWell Known MemberMember

    I would say you have some gold cockatoos. Could be wrong though. The bigger one makes me wonder.
  5. Anders247Fishlore LegendMember

    Yeah, that looks like it to me.....
  6. bmize89Valued MemberMember

    Ah yes it seems they are of the gold variety....good looking fish, I been wanting some triple reds but can never find them

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