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Sexing apistogramma macmasteri

Mhmd

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I got a rescued pair of apistogramma macmasteri they were in horrible conditions, they shared a 4g tank with few guppies, they were skinny and had fin rot, i managed to talk with the guy who was selling the tank to sell me his pair.
The pair is in my 55g for now, feeding them heavily with live and frozen food, their fins seem to be better ( i have tanins in my tank).
I was wondering if it was truely a pair since i cant tell, they look pretty much the same to me could you guys help me?
 

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Mhmd

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I got a rescued pair of apistogramma macmasteri they were in horrible conditions, they shared a 4g tank with few guppies, they were skinny and had fin rot, i managed to talk with the guy who was selling the tank to sell me his pair.
The pair is in my 55g for now, feeding them heavily with live and frozen food, their fins seem to be better ( i have tanins in my tank).
I was wondering if it was truely a pair since i cant tell, they look pretty much the same to me could you guys help me?
Here are some better pictures
 

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MacZ

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Those are two males.

If you have the right structures they could stay in your tank, looks like an overall suitable habitat.

I see Cleithracara and Ember tetras, what else do you have in there? I'd like to see the whole tank as well if you don't mind.
 

Mhmd

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Those are two males.

If you have the right structures they could stay in your tank, looks like an overall suitable habitat.

I see Cleithracara and Ember tetras, what else do you have in there? I'd like to see the whole tank as well if you don't mind.
I have 12 ember tetras, 5 hatchet fish, a pair of keyhole cichlids and a male nannacara anomala.
i might leave one male in the 55g and get one female from my lfs to get a pair and put them in my spare 20g
 

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