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Apistogramma agassizii
Agassiz's dwarf cichlid
Steindachner, 1875

Apistogramma agassizii - Agassiz
There are many colour varieties of A. agassizii
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(Other members of the genus Apistogramma)

ADULT SIZE: 10 cm

WATER CONDITIONS: Moderately soft and acidic

TEMPERATURE RANGE: 25-29 C

FOOD: Feed Apistogramma agassizii live and dried foods

DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from Brazil, Peru

AQUARIUM CARE: Dwells among leaf litter along the Amazon river and its tributaries

BREEDING: Needs very soft acidic water

Have you bred Apistogramma agassizii? Why not fill in a breeding questionaire?, or examine existing Apistogramma agassizii breeding reports








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