Apistogramma gephyra

The Apistogramma gephyra lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 5.5 - 6.0, dH range: 5 environment.

Apistogramma gephyra male This male Apistogramma gephyra is typical of the species. Looking much like Apistogramma agassizii, they are generally less colorful, smaller and have a rounder tail. Apistogramma gephyra (A231 - A233) was described by Kullander in 1980. More

Apistogramma gephyra male in the aquarium of Anton Lamboj, Austria. Photo by Anton Lamboj. determiner Mike Wise. Apistogramma gephyra Kullander, 1980 - Curator: Mike Wise. Last updated on 21-Aug-2008. More

The Apistogramma gephyra are found in the Rio Negro of Amazonas in Brasil. The water these fish inhabit is very soft and extremely acidic. The water, however clear, is a tea color with a pH of 4 and 1° dH. The gephyra share waters with A. More

Apistogramma gephyra and Apistogramma pertensis have succeeded in expanding beyond the black water environment into clear water streams and lakes entering the lower Amazon. PROPOSED PHYLOGENY The following is my proposed phylogeny of the Apistogramma species-groups. More

dorsal rays), Apistogramma gephyra (from the Rio Negro west of Manaus to the amazon river east of Manaus and having a slightly different body proportions (said to be similar to Apistogramma pertensis) and Taeniacara candida (which is even slimmer and is in its own genus as it misses More

Common names

Rotsaum-Zwergbuntbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Rødsøm-dværgcichlide in Danish (dansk)
Siltakääpiöahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
亚马逊隐带丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
亚马逊隐带丽鱼 in Unknown
亞馬遜隱帶麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
亞馬遜隱帶麗魚 in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Apistogramma
Species : Apistogramma gephyra
Authority : Kullander, 1980