How big does an Apistogramma trifasciata fish get?
Apistogramma trifasciata. This is one of the most beautiful of the Apistogramma. I ve said that before, and meant it. But this one really is. Described by Eigenmann and Kennedy in 1903, this is truly a gorgeous fish. It s one of the thin-lipped species, and grows to 2 3/4 inches (male) and 2 1/4 inches (female).
Which is an example of an Apistogramma sublineage?
The A. trifasciata sublineage, for example, is ordered within the larger A. trifasciata lineage and comprises the A. arua, A. brevis , A. cacatuoides , A. atahualpa, A. nijsseni and A. trifasciata species groups. Apistogramma and a number of related genera are often included in the putative subfamily Geophaginae.
What kind of tail does an Apistogramma have?
Males sometimes have bright red tails too. As with all species of Apistogramma, the females are slightly duller and smaller. Some Dwarf Cichlids of Agassiz may also be covered in blue. The upper body half is a rich blue while its bellies maintain that yellow-gold hue.
Where can I find Apistogramma fish in South America?
There are many species that fall under the umbrella of the Apistogramma. As you may have guessed from their nickname for Dwarf Cichlid, these fish also belong to the Cichlidae family. They can be found in the wilderness all over South America.
How is the sex ratio of an Apistogramma determined?
Like many Apistogramma, the sex ratio of the brood is determined by pH, temperature, and probably other factors. Something must have been a bit off with the conditions I set up this time, because the mix turned out about 70:30 in favor of males. As colorful as the males are, I�m not complaining.
How many species of Apistogramma are there in the world?
Apistogramma is among the most speciose of South American cichlid genera with around 70 species valid at present but many more awaiting description. In addition many species exist in two or more geographical colour forms which may or may not turn out to be distinct in the future.