Caete Dwarf Cichlid Tropical Fish Information

Apistogramma caetei
Caete Dwarf Cichlid
Behaviour Peaceful, territorial
Typical size 5cm
Max size 6cm
Tank Area Bottom
Min Tank Size 60cm
Temp Min: 24℃ Max: 30℃
Feeding Flake, dried, frozen, live foods
pH Range 6-8
Hardness vs,s,m,h
Caete Dwarf Cichlid Apistogramma caetei
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Caete Dwarf Cichlid (Apistogramma caetei)

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The Caete Dwarf Cichlid is only occasionally seen for sale and is typical of other similar dwarf cichlids. The fish are peaceful, but territorial during breeding. One male will reside over several females, each with their own territories. The aquarium should contain a sandy bottom, cave areas, and a little vegetation.

Family Cichlidae (Cichlids) | Origin South America; Brazil; Rio Apeu and Rio Caete Rivers | Breeding Cave spawner, female cares for young | Natural Water Conditions pH 6.5-7, medium | Sexing Male is larger with a blue sheen, females are smaller with a grey/yellow body colour

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