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Umbrella Dwarf Cichlid Apistogramma borellii - yellow

Category: Cichlids - Dwarf - South American

Size: 3-4cm

Price: £8.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 18 in stock

Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Either males or females available (please be aware that some species are unsexable)
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 6.8 and Soft
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 3-4cm

Apistogramma borellii - yellow (Umbrella Dwarf Cichlid)

One of the more common Apistogramma species. As with most of the Apistogramma species there are several different colour morphs. Most adult males have a metallic blue body although in some cases they have more yellow bodies.

Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

These fish are peaceful. Their tank should be well planted and include many hiding places. The male usually occupies a territory with just one female.

Males are slightly larger than the females and they develop a very tall dorsal fin. The females are also a lot less colourful and tend to be more yellow in colour.

To achieve breeding success condition them on a good quality diet. The female will release the eggs in small batches which will be immediately fertilised by the male. The eggs will be attached to a surface, usually in a cave and will hatch in around three days. The fry will be free swimming after around seven days when they can be fed on newly hatched brine shrimp and other small fry foods.

Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution South America
Temperature 25-27C
Size Around 5cm is the maximum size likely to be attained with the females slightly smaller
Water Parameters Soft and acidic conditions are preferred
Water PH 5.5-6.5