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Scientific Name: Apistogramma trifasciata

Origin: The type locality is 'Arroyo Chagalalina' in Paraguay, but this species has a relatively wide distribution. It extends southwards from the rio Guaporé drainage in the southern Amazon basin through the connected rio Paraguay watershed in Brazil and Paraguay, and further to the middle Paraná basin in Argentina.

Difficulty in Keeping: Easy

Maximum Size: Males: 7-7.5cm, Females: 4-5cm

Selling Size: 3-4cm and above

Temperature: 22 – 29°C (25°C preferred)

pH: 6-7.8. Our fish are bred and grown at a pH between 6.5 and 7.5.

Diet: Primarily carnivorous, Apistogramma trifasciata feeds mostly on benthic invertebrates in its natural habitat. In the aquarium, offer live and frozen foods such as brine shrimp, Daphnia, and blackworms regularly. Most specimens will also accept dried alternatives, with pelleted products generally preferred over flakes.

Apistogramma Trifasciata (Blackwater Aquariums)

AU$60.00 Regular Price
AU$54.00Sale Price

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