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Steelblue

Discussion in 'Apistogramma' started by mummymonkey, Apr 27, 2005.

  1. mummymonkey

    mummymonkey Member 5 Year Member

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    Been looking at some pictures of the 'steelblue' hybrid. All of the fish I've seen so far have a very obvious double gold/yellow eye ring.
    Are there any true species of apisto that share this feature?

    http://wannacomewith.com/cw/aq/apisto_m_060804_2.jpg
  2. Joost S

    Joost S New Member 5 Year Member

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    My fish also have been marked 'Steel blue' (see thread ), but look different. Since this is a form that has been made by man there are many different fenotypes.
    Mine for instance lack the red markings in the facial area.
  3. mummymonkey

    mummymonkey Member 5 Year Member

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    All the fish in that thread show the double eye ring though. I just wondered if:
    a. It was diagnostic
    b. If not, could it be used to point to the parentage of the hybrid