Xingu Apistogramma (Apistogramma agassizzi ‘Xingu’)

$12.49

A colorful and rarely seen dwarf cichlid, the Xingu Apistogramma is found in shallow areas of the fast-moving clear water Rio Xingu in Eastern Brazil. Like most Apistogramma species, they will do best in a tank with peaceful tankmates like small tetras or dwarf rainbows – or in a species tank if breeding is to be attempted. The Xingu Apistogramma requires excellent water quality and regular partial water changes will ensure they thrive in the aquarium.

A note on wild Apistogramma: Unless otherwise specified, wild Apistogramma are sold as unsexed individuals. We will make our best efforts to send pairs or a requested ratio of male to female but we do not guarantee sex on these fish. We recommend buying in groups to ensure adequate males and females for breeding.

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Description

Xingu Apistogramma (Apistogramma agassizzi ‘Xingu’)

Origin: Wild Brazil
Locale: Rio Xingu
Diet: Insects, invertebrates, frozen & prepared feeds
Adult Size: 1.5-2″
Recommended Tank Size: 12+ gallons
Compatibility: Peaceful, shy. Can be territorial towards other dwarf cichlids.

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          6.0 – 7.2
Temp:                     78-84F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <30ppm