Apistogramma borellii (Regan, 1906)
Umbrella cichlid
photo by DATZ

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Geophaginae
Max. size:  3.9 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6 - 8; dH range: 5 - 19
Distribution:  South America: Paraguay River basin and along the lower ParanĂ¡ River in Argentina
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Feeds on worms, crustaceans and insects (Ref. 7020). Aquarium keeping: in pairs; minimum aquarium size 60 cm (Ref. 51539). Eggs are deposited on the ceiling of caves and are tendered by the female parent (Ref. 1672).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 20.06.94
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 29.04.09
Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 04.12.00

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