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Scientific Name Apistogramma inornata  Staeck, 2003
Common Name
Type Locality Pool at entry of Rio Maniapure, Bolivar, Venezuela.
Pronunciation ah-PISS-toe-grah-mah
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. 
Down Habitat Information
Distribution South America: Orinoco River basin in Venezuela.
IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2020.
Down Husbandry Information
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. User data.
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.
Down Further Information
Reference Cichliden-Lexikon Teil 3, pp 46, Figs.
Registered Keepers There is no registered keeper.
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Last Update 2021 Feb 19 03:47 (species record created: 2019 Nov 14 05:32)