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|Scientific Name||Apistogramma aguarico Römer & Hahn, 2013|
|Type Locality||Rio Napo System, laguna (ca. 9°47'S, 75°57'W), connected to Rio Lagartococha, about 25 km upstream from confluence with rio Aguarco, Ecuador.|
|Etymology||The genus name is a combination of the Greek apisto, meaning 'meaning uncertain, inconstant, unstable, faithless', and gramme, meaning 'line', in reference to the variably-developed lateral line of these species.|
|Size||98mm or 3.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Feeding||Apistogramma should be fed mainly on foods that reach the bottom third of the aquarium. Prepared foods include flakes and granules that sink. Live or frozen live foods such as bloodworm or brineshrimp are recommended for bringing pairs into breeding condition.|
|Breeding||If there is not a bonded pair, setting up a breeding tank with one male and several females should encourage breeding. Water in the breeding tank should be slightly acidic (6-6.5 pH) and soft, around 5 dh. A specific breeding surface is necessary, often an upturned, small, plant pot or similar will suffice.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Vertebrate Zoology v. 63 (no. 2), pp 172, Figs. 1-5.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 27 03:57 (species record created: 2014 Mar 27 13:31)|