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Scientific Name Apistogramma feconat  Römer, Soares, Dávila, Duponchelle, Renno & Hahn, 2015
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Type Locality Departamento Loreto, District Instituto, just outside Zona Reservada Pucacuro, headwaters of small right-hand forest stream feeding the Rio Pucacuro, about 10 km from the confluence of the Rio Pucacuro with the Rio Tigre, Peru (about 75°02'W, 03°14'S).
Type Locality Notes Type locality correctly formated is 3°14'00.0"S 75°02'00.0"W or -3.233333, -75.033333.
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. 
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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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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.
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Reference Vertebrate Zoology v. 65 (no. 3), pp 320, Figs. 20-27.
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Last Update 2021 Jan 31 03:36 (species record created: 2021 Jan 31 03:22)