Nijssens Dwarf (apistogramma nijsseni) Cichlid

Nijssens Dwarf (apistogramma nijsseni) Male Cichlid

Nijssens Dwarf (apistogramma nijsseni) Male Cichlid

Nijssens Dwarf (apistogramma nijsseni) Female Cichlid

Nijssens Dwarf (apistogramma nijsseni) Female Cichlid

Depending on the mood and condition of the fish, a number of dark vertical bands cross the body and a dark diagonal band reaches from the eye across the gill cover. On the best specimens, the dorsal fin is blue with a red and yellow edge, and the rounded edge of the tail is bright red. Females are less intensely colored.

HABITAT: South America.

Compatible: South American Cichlids of similar size, Loaches, Plecos, and scavenger Catfish.
Aquarium Setup: 72-80°F; pH 6.5-8.0; dH 9-20
Diet: Omnivorous
Size: 2 in (5 cm)

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