Blue acara

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The Blue Acara (Andinoacara pulcher) is a very colorful freshwater fish in the cichlid family. This fish can be found in Central and South America, from Panama to Colombia. They can reach lengths of 20 cm (8 in). More

The Blue Acara is an old time favorite as they spawn easily and make excellent parents, taking very good care of their fry! Blue Acara Contents * Distribution: * Status: More

Typical to most Cichlids the Blue Acara is a Hardy and easy to care for fish if their needs are met. They are omnivorous and will accept all types of food and relish anything live. More

Blue Acara, an excellent choice for beginning cichlid keepers and breeders. Aaron Norman Overview - The Blue Acara is a lovely fish, generally peaceful, that takes on spectacular colors when mature and in breeding form. More

The Blue Acara, or Aequidens Pulcher is a hardy and attractive omnivorous fish. Its coloration gives it an iridescent quality. It rates low on the aggression scale, and in that, is quite different from most cichlids. These South American fish are quite easy to breed. More

The blue acara is a fairly peaceful, medium sized cichlid. They get to around 13-15 cm in length. More

Blue Acara Information * It is a nice looking fish and has the habit of any other type of cichlids. They have the habit of digging the substrate. More

view this recently viewed fish The Blue Acara is a good introduction to the medium sized Cichlids of this type. Whilst territorial, the fish are generally tolerant of others and unless breeding, when they become very defensive, they are generally peaceful. More

The Blue Acara is a South American cichlid with a comparatively peaceful temperament, at least when not protecting offspring. It is fairly hardy and not very expensive which has made it popular among first-time cichlid owners. More

Blue Acara Cichlids are available in most pet stores but are sometimes mistaken for Green Terrors due to a strong resemblance. The scientific name for the Blue Acara is Aequidens Pulcher and it belongs to the cichlid family. More

The Blue Acara has a more broad forehead than other Acara species and is a bit more courteous than the others as well. Though a more peaceful member of the Cichlid family, the Blue Acara is apt to bully smaller fish. More

Blue acara ( common name ) let's test your knowledge! Aequidens pulcher ( fish name )slovensky , français Share pictures of your fish! Upload them now! * Maximum size in aquariums (min-max): 16 - 20 cm ( More

R: The Blue Acara group is undergoing further revisions, so this is why Aequidens appears in quotation marks. Fish are sexually mature from 2.8" (7 cm). The Blue Acara is a greedy eater whose excrement quickly dirties the water. More

The Blue Acara is a beautifully marked cichlid. Its body is mottled brown with many electric blue spots throughout. These blue spots form lines on the mouth area giving them a distinctive look. More

My Blue Acara Chichlides placing their eggs on a stone. Sorry, but this Video is a bit too dark because of the mass of plants in my tank. More

Blue Acara is a native of the coastal region of Venezuela including the island of Trinidad. It will grow to 6-8 inches in the aquarium, but will spawn at 3 inches. More

Blue Acara will breed every two weeks on a regular basis if the fry are removed shortly after hatching. The parents will not harm them though if you do leave them in the aquarium. More

Blue Acaras make great additions to the small or medium sized cichlid tank. Body color varies, but is generally a faded purple with stunning verticle bars of dark purple. Scales give off a blue irridescent sheen that is also present on the gill covers. More

As an omnivore, feeding the Blue Acara is easy and they will eat most flake, pelleted, frozen, and small live foods with great vigor. More

locate blue acara links and information about blue acara ( Aequidens pulcher ) for the suburban community of Sunnybank, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. More

Although called the Blue Acara, this fish is actually more silvery-green, with pearly white markings along the body and face. They have an indistinct black horizontal stripe on their flanks. More

The Blue Acara is a very nice colorated fish, they are hardy and very easy to look after. It is usually confused with the Green Terror, though the Blue Acara is not as aggressive and is rather peaceful. More

Common names

Acará-azul in Portuguese (Português)
Akara blekitna in Polish (polski)
Blå acara in Danish (dansk)
Blå Cichlid in Swedish (Svenska)
Blaupunktbuntbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Blue acara in English
Blue coscarob in English
Cocoroba in Spanish (español)
Green coscarob in English
Mojarra azul in Spanish (español)
Pulcher in English
Sinikirjoahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
美宝丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
美寶麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
蓝宝丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
藍寶麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Aequidens
Species : Aequidens latifrons
Authority : Gill, 1858