Possible Cochemiea grahamii and others, ID request

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Glorioustache
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Possible Cochemiea grahamii and others, ID request

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Hello everyone, I have had these guys for some months now and I am still unable to identify them with 100% certainty.
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I think this first one could be a form of Cochemiea grahamii, previously known as Mammillaria grahamii.
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This one, I have no idea lol but it is definitely not an M. zeilmanniana but something else...
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And finally I think this one is a Mammillaria duoformis "Tenango Del Valle" but still not 100% certain. It has double red hooked spines on each areole.

I would greatly appreciate any input on what they could be
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Re: Possible Cochemiea grahamii and others, ID request

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Not sure I can help. My M. grahamii is more rounded and covered with white spines. But I grow them hard. Maybe yours are more protected from the sun than my plants. Maybe you have to wait for the flowers.
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The first might be a Cochemiea grahamii, they all have different spines even from one place. For the second I thought also about M. zeilmanniana (or Mammillaria nunezii, M. rekoi). Third reminds me M. tetrancistra or blossfeldiana.
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