Two new Apistogramma are definitely beautiful

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The two new cichlids are described from Northern Peru in the journal Vertebrate Zoology (an open access paper with more photos and details worth reading).

Journal Reference: Römer, Uwe et al. (2015). Re-description of  Apistogramma payaminonis Kullander ,  1986, with descriptions of two new cichlid species of the  genus  Apistogramma  (Teleostei, Perciformes, Geopha – ginae) from northern Peru. Vertebrate Zoology

Apistogramma wolli

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Apistogramma wolli pair tending to their babies!  Photo credit: Uwe Romer

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Apistogramma wolli, female.  Photo credit: Uwe Romer

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Apistogramma wolli, male.  Photo credit: Uwe Romer

Apistogramma feconat

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Apistogramma feconat, female.  Photo credit: Uwe Romer


Two new Apistogramma are definitely beautiful

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Male Apistogramma feconat. Photo credit: Uwe Römer

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I'm a passionate aquarist of over 30 years, a coral reef lover, and the blog editor for Advanced Aquarist. While aquarium gadgets interest me, it's really livestock (especially fish), artistry of aquariums, and "method behind the madness" processes that captivate my attention.

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