Apistogramma cacatuoides 'Triple Red' - Potomac Valley Aquar.
Dwarf Cacatuoides are a beautiful sight in Triple Red color, although they can be found in Double Reds, Triple Reds, and Orange Flash colors, as well. It can be difficult to breed this fish because the females need a group of males to choose from; they should not be paired any other way.
Hello Bob I have both the triple red form and the double red form. When I originally asked what the difference was, I was told that females have as much color in the dorsal, anal and caudal fins as some basic red Cacatuoides. My triple red females have color in all the fins.
Apistogramma cacatuoides is one of the Apisto's that can be found in many different color forms. With today's selective breeding you can find Double Red, Triple Red and Orange Flash varieties. Double reds have red dorsal and tail fins with some black markings.
Apistogramma cacatuoides. Approximate Purchase Size: 2-4cm. All Pond Solutions will always endeavor to supply as close to the approximate size range as possible. Due to variations from suppliers on rare occasions, this may not always be possible. How easy are these to care for? The genus Apistogramma is one for the more advanced hobbyists.
The Cockatoo Cichlid Apistogramma cacatuoides is one of the most colorful of all the dwarf cichlids. It is also known as the Cockatoo Dwarf Cichlid or Crested Dwarf Cichlid. These common names are derived from the male having its first several rays of the dorsal fin extending higher than the rest, giving it a 'cockatoo' or 'crested' look.
The cockatoo cichlid (Apistogramma cacatuoides) is sometimes known as the big mouth cichlid because of its large mouth. The cockatoo cichlid has many colour variations such as the full red, double red, triple red, super red and orange.
Available in a number of varieties: single, double and triple, which describe the number of coloured fins. A triple red (pictured) having a red dorsal, caudal and anal fin. Tank Requirements: Bogwood, roots and leaf litter replicate their natural home, however they do well with the addition of plants if preferred. Dim lighting suits them best.