Unknown Apistogramma

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Craig.G

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Can anyone tell me what kind of apisto this is? I bought it as a female cacatuoides orange flash but I'm pretty sure it's not that.
 

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It does look like a female apistogramma cacatuoides to me, though I don't know about the 'orange flash' part. What makes you so sure it isn't?

Below is an of a female sunburst cacatuoide, for instance (picture from Seriously Fish website). Apart from the fins looks pretty much identical to me.
Apisto-cacatuoides-sunburst-female.jpg


Edit: Looks like it is actually an ordinary cacatuoides, and not any of the special colour strains. This is apparently what an orange flash should look like;
Apisto-cacatuoides-yellow-body-orange-flash-female.jpg
 

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I had an orange flash male but lost it during quarantine. The tail is more spade shaped like an aggassizii. It's just hard to tell without a male to compare it to.
 

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I was just going to post this same question about a pair I just picked up lol.
 

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Fish in the OP's picture is agassizi female. The body shape isn't even close to that of the Cockatoo. Look at the caudal peduncle, for starters. It is much thinner on the Aggie.

Almost all Apisto females will be yellow.
 
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