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    Default Apistogramma cacatuoides quartets

    For sale 2 quartets of cockatoos triple red offspring. Each quartet consists of 1x 2.5-3cm male and 3 of his older sisters which are fully grown.
    Each quartet 50$. Please don't ask for any other combination. Have heaps of girl cacs coming along but slowly improving the ratio as I get a hang of temp influence.




    Last edited by happyfins; 11-10-17 at 12:39 PM. Reason: problems with pics

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    They look well coloured. Have you got a clearer pic of a male?
    Whatever

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    Sorry, no. Me and close up photography don't get on. They look as nice or better as any I have seen in the shops. Still young. You are always welcome to have a look.

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    still one quartet plus a new quartet available. New photos of siblings taken by someone who's better at taking pics than I am.

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    nice looking fish, mate. well done.

    i would love to keep apistos but they dont mix with shrimp i've made my choice to stick with the shrimp but waver every time i see specimens like this...
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    Quote Originally Posted by PiL View Post
    nice looking fish, mate. well done.

    i would love to keep apistos but they dont mix with shrimp i've made my choice to stick with the shrimp but waver every time i see specimens like this...
    Well, kind of depends. On size of tank and hiding places for shrimp as well as individual temperament of apisto, also kind of shrimp. I have some well established grass shrimp colonies in with A agasizzi but my panduro have cleared a 60cm tank of shrimp ,I thought, until I saw one shrimp the other night. I do think shrimp adapt to a more nocturnal lifestyle with predators around.
    I understand where you're coming from though. You don't want to put them in with your CRS or blue bolt or such.

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    Price drop 45$ for quartet (usually retail for 30$ per fish in shop). Biggest male is now 3.5cm and showing off to the girls.

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    Quote Originally Posted by happyfins View Post
    Well, kind of depends. On size of tank and hiding places for shrimp as well as individual temperament of apisto, also kind of shrimp. I have some well established grass shrimp colonies in with A agasizzi but my panduro have cleared a 60cm tank of shrimp ,I thought, until I saw one shrimp the other night. I do think shrimp adapt to a more nocturnal lifestyle with predators around.
    I understand where you're coming from though. You don't want to put them in with your CRS or blue bolt or such.
    yeah this is more species specific. cacatuoides are more intense than panduros i've found. i had bitaeniata years ago that didn't even go for red cherries.
    but year generally i'd only recommend keeping them with glassies or culls.

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    Oh the temptation...

    I am surprised they are still available. You got 2
    weeks to be rid of them or else I'm buying em.
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    Good to see someone with apistos still These are pretty decent quality, suprised they've lasted so long without being sold.

    Good luck with sale, if i was getting back into the hobby i'd be grabbing them!

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    Quote Originally Posted by PiL View Post
    Oh the temptation...

    I am surprised they are still available. You got 2
    weeks to be rid of them or else I'm buying em.
    I bloody hope so, need to make space for panduro and agasizzi fry

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    weekend AL special: 40$ for a quartet. That is what you might pay for one fish in retail.

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    if only you were in Perth
    Read this very helpful thread on BSS .
    No pictures on your BSS advert? Then be prepared for it to be deleted ( read the rules )

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    Original 2 quartets are gone, 2 younger brothers have grown to a saleable size. Still sold as quartets (1m 3f). They look the same as above but have finer black lines on tail. I'll charge the battery for the camera and see if I can a half decent photo. Price per quartet will remain at 40$ as I need to make space for other fish.

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