All FishesCichlidaeCichlinaeApistogramma

Hop to next section All Fishes Data Sheet
Scientific Name Apistogramma hongsloi  Kullander, 1979
Common Name
Type Locality Finca Boca de Guarrojo, Río Guarromo, Vichada, Colombia, 4°07'N, 70°45'W.
Pronunciation ah-PISS-toe-grah-mah
Etymology The genus name is a combination of the Greek apisto, meaning 'meaning uncertain, inconstant, unstable, faithless', and gramme, meaning 'line', in reference to the variably-developed lateral line of these species. 
Hop to next section Species Information
Size 34mm or 1.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Hop to next section Habitat Information
Distribution South America: Orinoco River basin, in the Vichada River drainage and the middle Meta River drainage in Colombia, and along the middle Orinoco River basin.
Orinoco, Vichada (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco, Middle Orinoco, Meta (click on these areas to find other species found there)

Log in to view data on a map.
IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
Hop to next section Husbandry Information
Feeding Apistogramma should be fed mainly on foods that reach the bottom third of the aquarium. Prepared foods include flakes and granules that sink. Live or frozen live foods such as bloodworm or brineshrimp are recommended for bringing pairs into breeding condition.
Breeding If there is not a bonded pair, setting up a breeding tank with one male and several females should encourage breeding. Water in the breeding tank should be slightly acidic (6-6.5 pH) and soft, around 5 dh. A specific breeding surface is necessary, often an upturned, small, plant pot or similar will suffice.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Hop to next section Further Information
Reference Zoologica Scripta v. 8 (no. 1), pp 74, Fig. 5.
Registered Keepers Keeping this species? Why not .
There is no registered keeper.
Wishlists Love this species? Click the heart to add it to your wish list.
There is no wish to keep this species.
Spotters Spotted this species somewhere? Click the binoculars!
There is no record of this fish being seen.
Forum BBCode
Look up on Fishbase Look up Apistogramma hongsloi on Fishbase
Look up on Encyclopedia of Life Look up Apistogramma hongsloi on Encyclopedia of Life
Look up on Global Biodiversity Information Facility Look up Apistogramma hongsloi on Global Biodiversity Information Facility
 QR code LFS label creator.
Last Update 2020 Oct 27 06:41 (species record created: 2015 May 28 00:26)