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|Scientific Name||Apistogramma baenschi Römer, Hahn, Römer, Soares & Wöhler, 2004|
|Type Locality||Tributary of Rio Shanushi, lower Rio Hualaga System, Peru, near 6°03'S, 77°53'W.|
|Synonym(s)||Bagarius yarrellii, Bagrus yarrelli, Pimelodus yarrelli|
|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.|
|Size||53mm or 2.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: Peru.
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|IUCN Red List Category||Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2014.|
|pH||7.2 - 7.6|
|Temperature||18.0-23.0°C or 64.4-73.4°F (Show species within this range)|
|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.|
|Reference||Das Aquarium, Monatsmagazin für Vivaristik v. 38 (no. 422), pp 16, Figs. 1-5, 7-13.|
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|Last Update||2021 May 18 23:31 (species record created: 2002 Jan 21 00:00)|