Blue Panda Apisto - Apistogramma panduro Apistogramma panduro
Blue Panda Apisto


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Blue Panda Apisto - Apistogramma panduro

Species name: Apistogramma panduro

Synonym: Apistogramma panduro

Common name: Blue Panda Apisto

Family: Cichlidae

Order: Perciformes

Class: Actinopterygii

Maximum size: 5 cm / 2 inches

Environment: Freshwater

Origin: Amazon river, South America

Temperament: Peaceful

Company: Apistogramma panduro (Blue Panda Apistogramma) is best kept with other small friendly fishes.

Water parameters: Temperature 23-26°C / 73-79°F; pH 5.0 – 7.0

Aquarium setup: Apistogramma panduro (Blue Panda Apisto) should be kept in a densely planted aquarium tank. The aquarium should be decorated so that a lot of hiding places are created among roots and rocks. Apistogramma panduro (Blue Panda Apisto) are sensitive to poor water qualities and good water quality and regular water changes are a necessity when you keep these fishes.

Feeding: Apistogramma panduro (Blue Panda Apisto) accepts flake food. They are however best kept on a diet of frozen and live food.

Breeding: Use frozen and live food to get the fishes into spawning conditions. A relatively small numbers of eggs are are laid on a root. They take good care of their eggs and fry.

Apistogramma panduro female - Blue Panda Apisto female picture
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Apistogramma panduro male - Blue Panda Apisto male picture
Apistogramma panduro - Blue Panda Apisto male. Copyright

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Blue Panda Apisto - Apistogramma panduro