The Apistogramma macmasteri is a wonderful fish to watch and breed! It’s the perfect companion fish for Discus, Angelfish or almost any community aquarium.
They are extremely beautiful fish when full grown and will provide you with endless hours of entertaining “fish watching”. They usually will stake out a certain territory in your aquarium and hang out there.
- Scientific Name: Apistogramma macmasteri
- Common Name: Apistogramma macmasteri
- 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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