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    I was able to pick a couple of these up today! I'm super excited for these little fish! I'm sure I have one male his colors were pretty good even in the fish store. I'm hoping the other is a female, but it was hard to tell in the store. I don't want to breed them as they are surely brother and sister or (brother and brother), but I figured it would be better for aggression if I have a male and female.

    I'll see if I can get a pic later! My qt tank doesn't have a working light, so I'll see how they turn out.

    I grabbed some lava rock to add to the 75g tank also. Figured the pleco would like it, and it won't hurt to have extra caves around if I'm going to have more then one cichlid in the tank.
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    I can't seem to get a good shot of them. They are coloring in nice though :). I'm a little suspicious that I have two males, but if so hopefully the 75g has enough floor space to support two.
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    I figured I'd throw a picture up here for anyone who's looking into this fish.
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    Beautiful fish you have there.
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    Very nice Apistogramma
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    It’s very likely that they are already inbred most breeders do incross unfortunately trying to stretch out the need to incorporate new brood stock :(

    I wouldn’t be worried about breeding if you don’t have the water parameters around 2-3Gh/1-2Kh temp 80f+ I would recommend getting the parameters close as possible though for optimum health and keep nitrates low

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nautilus291 View Post
    I figured I'd throw a picture up here for anyone who's looking into this fish.
    Definitely male. Female will lack long flowing tailfins and shorter dorsal spines also majority of the coloration for female is yellow and reds

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    Quote Originally Posted by AmazonJoe View Post
    Definitely male. Female will lack long flowing tailfins and shorter dorsal spines also majority of the coloration for female is yellow and reds
    I'll see if I can get a picture of the other one I have and see what you think. Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by AmazonJoe View Post
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    This fish likes to chase the other one around, once he gets close he turns around and shakes his body at it.
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