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Old 04-24-2012, 05:05 PM   #1
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Apistogrammas!

Finally managed to score some apistogrammas at a fish store a half hour away! After being the 10th (no joke) store I've tried, I finally found them! I ended up with 2 pairs of A. Cacautoides (double red; 2 males, 2 females) and a pair of A. Trifasciata, love them all to pieces! So beautiful, ended up paying $53 for all 6 and another $10 for a couple of cichlid stones, although I wish I had grabbed a third as my third nesting spot is already occupied by another fish :/ the four cacautoides were $5 each whole the trifasciata were $17.50 each, all healthy and around an inch long each! as soon as the acclimate to their new home, I'll get some pics, since they are all dark from the stress of the move so happy right now, ecstatic to say the least
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Old 04-24-2012, 06:08 PM   #2
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Sweet! I love apisto's too!
Congrats.
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Old 04-24-2012, 06:11 PM   #3
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They're settling in SOOOOO quickly! One of the males found a female and they're hanging out right now haha the trifasciata are both female it appears :/ but I love they way they look! The pic is the cacautoides
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Old 04-24-2012, 06:35 PM   #4
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This is the best I could do for the trifasciata haha the larger one is hiding out in the cichlid stone with only his head exposed haha

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Once s/he comes out I'll try and snap a pic
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Old 04-24-2012, 06:39 PM   #5
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This was quicker than I thought haha I love these guys!


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Did you get them from Fantastic Fins? The Trifasciata they have were spectacular specimans.
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Hahaha yeah! That's crazy!
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Old 04-25-2012, 07:14 PM   #8
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I tried to go to Cichlid World in garden city, but they were closed (what store closes on a Tuesday? Haha), so I drove around to different fish stores until I gave up looking, but then decided to try in Livonia, came across fantastic fins and was so pleased with it that I will no longer waste my time with fish doctors haha

They sure are spectacular! I may end up getting a single A. nanay there too, but right now I'm content with my 6 little guys

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I've been dealing with Dale for years and have never been disappointed. Just so you know the sp. nanay are actually eunotus cf. Orange schwanz/orange tail, they are pretty feisty and hopefully you didn't end up with the female I was planning on picking up this weekend.
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I was planning on picking up the one, but I'll let you have her! I don't need a feisty one lol what a small world!i happened there by chance and was blown away! Love love love that store!
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