Borelli's Dwarf Cichlid

Borelli’s Dwarf Cichlid  barb

Behaviour: Behaviour Peaceful, territorial
Typical size: 5cm 
Max size: 6cm 
Tank Area: Tank Area Bottom
Min Tank Size: 60cm
Temp Min: 24℃ Max: 26℃ 
Feeding: Feeding Flake, dried, frozen, live foods
pH Range: pH 5-8
Hardness: vs,s,m,h

This attractive Dwarf Cichlid is an ideal fish for a softwater community with other small and robust fishes. Males will guard an overall territory containing several females against other males. Provide a sandy substrate with a few cave areas and some vegetation. The fish may be sensitive to some chemicals and treatments

Family Cichlidae (Cichlids) | Synonyms Apistogramma borelli, A. aequipinnis, A. reitzigi, A. rondoni, Heterogramma borellii, H. ritense, H. rondoni | Other names Umbrella Cichlid, Yellow Dwarf Cichlid | Origin South America; Paraguay River Basin | Breeding Cave spawner, females care for young | Natural Water Conditions pH 6-8, very soft to hard | Sexing Male is significantly different; larger, brighter coloured, with pointed dorsal and anal fins