Scientific Name: Apistogramma agassizi
Common Name: Agassizi's dwarf cichlid
Etymology: Steindachner, 1875
Origin: Amazon basin
Size: males: up tp 7.5cm / 3 inches, females smaller
Diet: flakes and live foods
Sexual dimorphism: Males are larger with longer fins and more intensive colouring, while females are smaller and more
yellow, especially when breeding.
Minimum Tank Size: 15 imp gal (60L / 20 US gal) for a single pair, preferably more. if you want to keep more then one
pair, you'll need at least 30 imp gallons
Females:males ratio: 1:1, will pair up
Tank Setup: Planted and not too turbulent. Caves and flat rocks must be present.
Min / Max number in tank: pair unless tank is very large.
* Water Type: tropical freshwater
* Temp: 24-28C / 75-82F
* Hardness: soft (0-12)
* pH: 5-7
Temperament: Peaceful, but will become territorial when breeding.
Compatibility: Most small-simmilar sized fish. Will become territorial when breeding.
Breeding: Egg layers: female guards the eggs and fry which are usually layed in a cave. Male guards wider territory