Apistogramma cacatuoides “double red”



Add a group of these little guys to your aquarium and let them have some fun!

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Product Description

The Apistogramma cacatuoides “double red” is a wonderful fish to watch and breed!  It’s the perfect companion fish for Discus, Angelfish or almost any community aquarium.

  • Scientific Name: Apistogramma cacatuoides
  • Common Name: Apistogramma cacatuoides “double red”, Double Full Red Cockatoo Cichlid, Cockatoo Dwarf Cichlid, Big Mouth Apistogramma
  • Geographic Origin: South America
  • Habitat: Almost any type of aquarium is suitable for these wonderful creatures. They Love a planted tank!
  • Gender Difference: Females are less colorful and are slightly smaller than males.
  • Breeding: Lays eggs in caves.
  • Temperament: Peaceful but territorial
  • Maximum Size: 3″
  • Temperature: 72-86 degrees Fahrenheit
  • pH: 5.0 – 7.0
  • Water Hardness: Very Soft to Soft
  • Water Region: Bottom to Middle
  • How many?: They do well in pairs.  Larger aquariums can support multiple groups
  • Diet: Carnivore – We suggest NLS Cichlid pellets and freeze dried foods.

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Additional information

Weight .43 lbs
Dimensions 2 x 2 x 6 in