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APISTOGRAMMA VIEJITA

by Jannie Hoang
APISTOGRAMMA VIEJITA

Keeping Snapshot

Difficulty: Intermediate
Max Growth Size: 7.5 cm
Temperament: Peaceful, territorial towards own kind.

 

Preferred Water Parameters

Temperature: 23-27 degrees celsius
pH Level: 6.0-7.0
General Hardness: Soft

 

Range

South America: Colombia

 

Reproduction

Spawns on a rock, plant, etc, eggs/fry guarded by the female. Males will spawn with several females. First foods for the fry can be small live foods such as baby brine shrimp and Microworms.

 

Feeding

Omnivorous. Eats most normal foods, but prefers small live or frozen foods regularly.

 

Additional Comments

Apistogramma Dwarf Cichlids are ideally suited to well planted tanks containing small fish such as Tetras. Provide some hiding places. Females stay much smaller than the males and the females have a more golden body colour when in breeding condition.

 

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by Jannie Hoang

Disclaimer : The information provided here is of a general nature only. There are site specific factors that are not addressed here that may also affect the health and well being of your fish, as such Coburg Aquarium will not be held liable for the performance of your fish.