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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


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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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Fishkeeping Facts and Tips

The biggest killer of tropical fish is overfeeding. Uneaten food decays and pollutes the water, even with adequate filtration. Adult fish should remain unfed one day each week, and almost all commonly available species will be completely fine if unfed during a two week vacation


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