Apistogramma agassizii


Please note that the fish shown in the photo is not the exact fish you will receive and is only a representative of what a specimen will look like. The color may vary based on the age and sex (if listed as unsexed) of the fish you receive. The price listed is for an attempted ♂♀ pair (2 fish) and does not guarantee that you will receive a male and female fish. We will do our best to select a pair but it is not guaranteed.

SKU: Apistogramma agassizii "Blue" WILD SM Categories: ,

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Geographic Range: Native to South America, specifically found in various river systems throughout Peru.

Diet: Omnivorous; feed a varied diet including high-quality flakes, pellets, and live or frozen foods such as bloodworms, brine shrimp, daphnia, and small insects. They may also graze on algae and benefit from occasional vegetable matter.

Average Adult Size: 3 inches (7.5 centimeters) for males, slightly smaller for females.

Minimum Tank Size: 20 gallons for a small group; larger tanks are recommended for a community setup.

Temperament: Generally peaceful, but males can be territorial, especially during breeding. Best kept in pairs or in a harem with one male and multiple females. Compatible with other small, peaceful fish species.

Recommended Water Parameters:

pH: 6.0-7.0
Temperature: 72-82°F (22-28°C)
Hardness: 2-10 dH
Ammonia: 0ppm
Nitrite: 0ppm
Nitrate: Under 20ppm

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