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Apistogramma for 7.6 ph

ChuckinMA

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Many of the tank raised Apisto Cacatuoides can do reasonably well in tanks around 7.5 Not sure if they would bred, probably not, but they'll do reasonably well. I have a pair in a tank that averages 7.4 and they're growing out nicely with excellent coloring.
 

Mike Wise

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A. cf. eunotus (Orangetail), A. cf. alacrina (Rotpunkt), and A. sp. Wangenflecken quickly come to mind and are commonly available commercially. You can also try A. borellii and A. macmasteri.
 

ChuckinMA

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A. cf. eunotus (Orangetail), A. cf. alacrina (Rotpunkt), and A. sp. Wangenflecken quickly come to mind and are commonly available commercially. You can also try A. borellii and A. macmasteri.

Mike - I came across an Apisto Species listing you compiled ( http://apisto.sites.no/page.aspx?PageId=31) that I found helpful. For whitewater species that can better tolerate moderately hard water, are there specific distribution/ rivers on that list that I could focus on? I haven't set up an RO system yet but that day is probably coming.
 

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Whitewater streams are mostly found near the main channel of the Amazon in Peru & eastern Brazil. Not all rivers in these regions are whitewater. Look for a list of whitewater rivers in books and on the net that cover the different water types in South America.
 

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Hallo,
I am Hanzle from Holland and keep apistoos for 40 years. Had my own aquarium shop from 1984 till 1988. Always s great fan from apistoos and hyphessobrycon which is s great combination in a Community Aquarium. Perhaps.....in the near future I start breeding apistoos again. Have a 400 liters Community aquarium for hyphessobrycon wadai and apistogramma biteaniata.
I want to get a 55 gallon slightly planted tank with many caves and I am thinking of getting 2 electric blue acaras, 3 blue rams, a apistogramma, 3 angelfish, and some corrydoras. Will that work if I keep the temperature at about and 80 or less?
I have kept fish for quite a long time but never cichlids. I want to find out more about them.
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