Read more Banded Apisto (Apistogramma bitaeniata) – Wild Nanay $7.99 The Banded or Bitaeniata Apisto is found throughout much of the Amazon in Colombia, Peru, and Brazil and is known to have many regional color forms. Like most Apistos, it is found in small forest pools and shallow reaches of flooded forest in warm, acidic water. A hardy and relatively peaceful species, they are ideal for smaller aquariums and do best with ample cover in the form of plants, driftwood, and small caves. Note on wild-collected Apistogramma sp.: While we will make our best efforts to select male/female pairs for customer orders, sexing small- and medium-sized wild Apistogramma is not always exact and we do not guarantee a particular sex ratio. We recommend buying these fish in larger groups if a particular ratio of males to females is desired.