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IDENTIFICATION??

Saabmike88

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Hello everyone,

this is my first time here and was wondering if you can help me out I recently got a pair or apistogramma and was looking for some ID. They were sold to me as Viejta Golds but I’m not too sure. All I do know is that I love these guys



thank you for your input!!!

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MacZ

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It is some kind of domestic strain of viejita, the blue light makes it impossible to tell more.
 

Saabmike88

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Hopefully these are better
 

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Saabmike88

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Hi all,
You have a bit of a colour clash between you fish (A. macmasteri "Gold") and gravel.

I'm not a great fan of gravel, blue or otherwise. Have a look at <"Tom C's comments">, he knows a huge amount about Apistogramma both <"in the wild and in captivity">.

cheers Darrel
Thank you for your response!! I have changed out my substrate with caribsea sand! Yes I felt bad for the fish in there when my son and I got into the hobby about 7 months ago I made the mistake of letting him choose substrate bad decision it’s my fault tho letting a 5 year old choose.
 

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