Nannostomus trifasciatus

Nannostomus trifasciatus

Nannostomus trifasciatus, the three lined pencilfish, is a small but beautiful aquarium fish native to the Rio Negro, and one of Project Piabas featured fishes. Three lined pencilfish reach a maximum size of 1.5 inches and have three striking bold black lines running...
Apistogramme gephyra

Apistogramme gephyra

Apistogramme gephyra is a colorful dwarf cichlid from the Rio Negro and is one of Project Piabas featured fishes. There are many related species of dwarf cichlids that look similar, however gephyra is distinguished by a subtle yet striking red fringe on the dorsal...

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