Flag acara

The species is very peaceful compared to most other cichlids, and will not uproot plants.

The Flag acara lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 5.2 - 7.5, dH range: 5 - 12 environment.

Flag Acara can be found in calmer, slow-moving waters. They will appreciate surroundings similar to their natural habitat which would include lots of vegetation, roots, driftwood, and flat rocks for spawning. More

bandeira" or Flag Acara in Brazil) a name they still occasionally go by. Most shops have become hip and prefer to call them just Festivum. More

Laetacara curviceps, or the flag acara, is a dwarf cichlid that lives in slow-moving rivers and streams as well as ponds and lakes in the vicinity of the Amazon Basin. More

How many laetacara curviceps (dwarf flag acara) can you put in a 29 gallon (30") tank? = I want to get some breeding pairs if possible. More

Common names

Akara bodkovaná in Slovak (slovenčina)
Akara cetkowana in Polish (polski)
Curviceps in English
Flag acara in English
Flag cichlid in English
Kurvcichlid in Swedish (Svenska)
Kurvciklide in Norwegian (Norsk)
Laetacara curviceps in Catalan (Català)
Lippukirjoahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Rundhovedet cichlide in Danish (dansk)
Tüpfelbuntbarsch in German (Deutsch)
弓头宝丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
弓頭寶麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Laetacara
Species : Laetacara curviceps
Authority : Ahl, 1923