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Apistogramma Baenschi og something close?

Discussion in 'Identification and Morphology' started by OHR, Jan 12, 2011.

  1. OHR

    OHR Member 5 Year Member

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    Hi all :)
    Found these guys in a tank of WC Apistogramma baenschi (Inka 50). Most of them seem species typical, but some seem a bit different.
    The pictures are taken with my phone in the shop so obviously they are not the best quality.
    Are they baenschi`s or something else?

    Females: There is a panduro female on one picture, but that is not significant.
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    Cheers Ola
  2. aquaticclarity

    aquaticclarity Moderator Staff Member 5 Year Member

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    They look like the baenschi I've been getting in as of late from Peru.
  3. OHR

    OHR Member 5 Year Member

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    Thanks, they are truly beautiful fish :)
    Do you or anyone else have pictures of the females in brood-dress and a dominant male with raised dorsal fin?
    The x-shape of the fifth and sixth vertical bar on the female seems a bit odd to me :confused: A
  4. Mark

    Mark Member 5 Year Member

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    I had a female, not the one in my avatar, with the X markings too (both sides) and her offspring had the same. It has to be genetic but it is Baenschi I think.

    Mark