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apistofan23

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Female left, male bottom right of the right image
 

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MacZ

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With that much red on the "female", I'd say you've got 2 male Apistogramma hongsloi.
If this tank has a 60x30cm footprint (or similar) please return one of the fish without replacement.
 

apistofan23

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With that much red on the "female", I'd say you've got 2 male Apistogramma hongsloi.
If this tank has a 60x30cm footprint (or similar) please return one of the fish without replacement.
Ok thank you for the answer although they are spawning so I am fairly certain one is a female
 

MacZ

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Allright, the domestic forms of that species have also reached pronounced male features, then. Wicked. Mine never showed any significant red.

(I kept them 2020/2021)
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MacZ

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But you get male features in many domestic breeds. And often these domestic fish are the only ones from these species available. A. hongsloi is just one of them.
 

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