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Apistogramma Rio Mamore Red Tail Blue LinePair

$5999 CAD
SKU: 400000022345

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Apistogramma Rio Mamore Red Tail Blue LinePair

Description

Apistogramma Rio Mamore Red Tail Blue Line pairs refer to a matched male and female set of the Apistogramma Rio Mamore Red Tail Blue Line variant, specifically selected for breeding in an aquarium setting. These pairs are highly sought after by aquarists for their impressive appearance and the potential to produce offspring with desirable traits.

Apistogramma Rio Mamore Red Tail Blue Line is a colorful freshwater fish species originating from South America, particularly found in the Mamoré River basin in Bolivia and Brazil. This variant is known for its vibrant red tail and distinct blue markings, creating a visually striking display in the aquarium. In a well-maintained tank that mimics their natural habitat, these pairs may exhibit complex courtship behaviors and meticulous parental care for their fry.

1. Temperature: They thrive in tropical temperatures ranging from 75°F to 82°F (24°C to 28°C). Keeping the temperature within this range ensures their comfort and well-being.

2. Minimum Tank Size: A minimum tank size of 20 to 30 gallons is recommended for a pair of Apistogramma Rio Mamore. Providing ample space and hiding spots in the tank is essential for their territorial behavior.

Feeding Habits: They are omnivorous, so their diet should be varied. Offer a mix of high-quality flakes, pellets, live or frozen foods like brine shrimp, bloodworms, and small insects. A varied diet helps maintain their health and vibrant colors.

Habitat Preference: Apistogramma Rio Mamore Red Tail Blue Line prefer heavily planted aquariums with plenty of hiding spots. Driftwood, rocks, and caves are appreciated as they mimic their natural habitat. They also prefer subdued lighting.

Water pH Level: They prefer slightly acidic to neutral water conditions with a pH range of around 6.0 to 7.0.

Behavior: These fish are known for their interesting behavior. Males can be territorial and may display their most vibrant colors during courtship. They tend to be somewhat shy and will appreciate a well-planted tank that provides hiding spaces.

Apistogramma Rio Mamore Red Tail Blue Line are not schooling fish; they are more comfortable in pairs or small groups. Keeping them in larger groups might lead to aggression and territorial behavior among males.

Other Details:

  • Breeding: If conditions are right, these fish can be good parents. They may exhibit breeding behavior, where the male becomes more colorful and territorial. It's recommended to provide a separate breeding tank for them to lay and guard their eggs.
  • Water Quality: Good water quality is crucial for their health. Regular water changes and maintenance are essential.
  • Compatibility: They can be kept with other peaceful fish of similar size and temperament, but avoid housing them with aggressive or larger species that might intimidate or harm them.

Remember, individual fish might have slightly different preferences, so observing their behavior in your specific tank setup is crucial for ensuring their well-being.

Specifications

  • Category
    Cichlids
  • Species Type
    Dwarf Cichlid
  • Water Temperature
    75°F to 82°F
  • Minimum Tank Size
    20 Gallons
  • Water pH Level
    Acidic, Neutral
  • Habitat Preference
    Driftwood, Hiding Spots, Planted Tanks, Rocky Tanks
  • Behaviour
    Semi-aggressive, Community Fish

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Apistogramma Rio Mamore Red Tail Blue LinePair

$5999 CAD

Apistogramma Rio Mamore Red Tail Blue Line pairs refer to a matched male and female set of the Apistogramma Rio Mamore Red Tail Blue Line variant, specifically selected for breeding in an aquarium setting. These pairs are highly sought after by aquarists for their impressive appearance and the potential to produce offspring with desirable traits.

Apistogramma Rio Mamore Red Tail Blue Line is a colorful freshwater fish species originating from South America, particularly found in the Mamoré River basin in Bolivia and Brazil. This variant is known for its vibrant red tail and distinct blue markings, creating a visually striking display in the aquarium. In a well-maintained tank that mimics their natural habitat, these pairs may exhibit complex courtship behaviors and meticulous parental care for their fry.

1. Temperature: They thrive in tropical temperatures ranging from 75°F to 82°F (24°C to 28°C). Keeping the temperature within this range ensures their comfort and well-being.

2. Minimum Tank Size: A minimum tank size of 20 to 30 gallons is recommended for a pair of Apistogramma Rio Mamore. Providing ample space and hiding spots in the tank is essential for their territorial behavior.

Feeding Habits: They are omnivorous, so their diet should be varied. Offer a mix of high-quality flakes, pellets, live or frozen foods like brine shrimp, bloodworms, and small insects. A varied diet helps maintain their health and vibrant colors.

Habitat Preference: Apistogramma Rio Mamore Red Tail Blue Line prefer heavily planted aquariums with plenty of hiding spots. Driftwood, rocks, and caves are appreciated as they mimic their natural habitat. They also prefer subdued lighting.

Water pH Level: They prefer slightly acidic to neutral water conditions with a pH range of around 6.0 to 7.0.

Behavior: These fish are known for their interesting behavior. Males can be territorial and may display their most vibrant colors during courtship. They tend to be somewhat shy and will appreciate a well-planted tank that provides hiding spaces.

Apistogramma Rio Mamore Red Tail Blue Line are not schooling fish; they are more comfortable in pairs or small groups. Keeping them in larger groups might lead to aggression and territorial behavior among males.

Other Details:

Remember, individual fish might have slightly different preferences, so observing their behavior in your specific tank setup is crucial for ensuring their well-being.

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