Family: CICHLIDAE
Species:

Apistogramma nijsseni

Common Name:

Nijssen’s Dwarf Cichlid, Panda Cichlid, Dwarf Panda

Size: Males 3″ (8 cm) females smaller.
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: Amazon River basin, in the Carahuayte River drainage, a tributary to the Ucayali River.
Min Tank Size: 15 gallons or larger recommended.
Diet: Omnivorous. Will likely take dry foods.
Behavior: Peaceful.
Water: Requires high water quality. Temperature 73-86°F (23-30°C), ph 5.0 to 7.0, dH: 2-15
Care: One of the more difficult to keep of the Apistos.
Communities: OK, seldom seen.
Suitability: Good if you meet its needs.
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