Apistogramma hongsloi Kullander, 1979
photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Geophaginae
Max. size:  3.4 cm SL (male/unsexed); 5 cm (female)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 5.5 - 6; dH range: 5
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.
Biology:  Does not appear to practice harem spawning. The parents stay and raise the young together (Ref. 12251). Maximum length 7.0 cm TL (Ref. 12251).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 27.02.98
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 06.11.08
Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 05.12.00

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