Apisto. Cacatuoides Double Red 5cm

The сockatoo сichlid (Apistogramma cacatuoides) is one of the easiest dwarf cichlids to keep, however it’s not the most spread one among the aquarists.Just like all cockatoo dwarf cichlids the cacatuoides is good for community tank. The fish is small in size and it’s not an aggressive one so it even can be kept together with small tetras (Characinidae).

Then again it’s a cichlid after all and still it will hunt fry and small prawns, therefore it’s better not to keep them together.

Cichlid prefers an aquarium tightly covered with plants, with scattered and not bright light. Lots of caves are necessary. Fish will protect them from the other aquarium inhabitants.

It’s important to control water parameters and purity, since cockatoo is very sensitive to the presence of ammonia and nitrates in the water.

One should mention that cockatoo cichlid wild color is not that bright, but due to selective breeding the colors morfs are now much more pronounced

The double red is the most popular type, with very striking red spotted dorsal and tail fins. Males develop spectacular finnage and grow to 8cm, females are smaller in size. Apistogramma's are well suited to planted aquaria with fish such as small tetras.
  • 1 x Apisto. Cacatuoides Double Red 5cm
  • Species - Apisto. Cacatuoides Double Red
  • Common Name - Apisto Double Red
  • Mature Adult Size - 8cms
  • Origin - South America
  • PH Range - 6.5-7.5
  • Temperature Range (24° to 28°C).
  • Water Type - neutral
  • Breed Type - egg layer
  • Size - 5cm
  • Sex - Unsexed
SKU LF-Apistodoublered
Barcode # 880782095025
Brand Live Fish
Shipping Weight 1.0000kg
Shipping Width 0.100m
Shipping Height 0.100m
Shipping Length 0.100m

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