Uaru amphiacanthoides is a species of fish from the family Cichlidae native to South America

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The Uaru lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 5.0 - 7.0, dH range: 5 - 12 environment.

In their native habitat, Uaru are a food source for the people along the Amazon river basin. Availability: Uaru are not commonly available at your LFS, but are fairly easy to find if you're willing to order them online. More

Uaru is a small genus of cichlid fishes with only two species. The name Uaru comes from the Amazon word for toad . More

), Discus ( Symphysodon ), Uaru fernandezyepezi of Venezuela and the Tocantins and Xingu rivers. HAB: Waroo are found in calm parts of small, blackwater rivers, lakes, and deep pools. More

Also, unlike most cichlid species, Uaru amphiacanthoides is very social and is best kept in a shoal. pH: 5.5 - 7. More

00:19I've had this pair of Uaru cichlids for about 4 years. They lay eggs pretty regularly. If they aren't protecting eggs and I do a water change, they will usually lay within 12 hours. More

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

I have 2 Uarus and have had them since they were 5 cm long, they are now 10 and 12 cm. They are very timid fish and seem to like each other's company very much, as they are never apart. More

How to Successfully Keep Your New Uaru Aqualand’s inside info on Uaru amphiacanthoides Amphibians Axolotls Caecilian Worm Chaco Toad Mud Puppies Newts General Newts Eastern Newts Golden Newts Mandarin More

The genus Uaru in the cichlid family only contains two known species: Uaru amphiacanthoides and Uaru fernandezyepezi. The name Uaru is the word for toad in one of the languages spoken in the Amazon. More

Uaru amphiacanthoides is infrequently seen in the hobby, but generally appreciated when it is encountered. More

Uaru fernandezyepezi male in the aquarium of Rainer Stawikowski; Gelsenkirchen .Photo by Rainer Stawikowski. determiner Rainer Stawikowski. Uaru fernandezyepezi Stawikowski, 1989 - Curator: Oliver Lucanus. Last updated on 07-Dec-2004. More

Uaru Fish -Cichlids of the Americas = At one time the uaru fish was called the "poor man's discus" - but not any more. More

Uaru elsewhere on the web * Wikipedia Edit and Show details Add or delete facts, download data in JSON or RDF formats, and explore topic metadata. More

Uaru Guarding Fry— Photo by Helen Burns of the British Cichlid Association,Glasgow, Scotland. Jump to: General Info | Habitat | Care | Feeding | Breeding | Price | Availability See: over 100 other Cichlid Profiles in our Fish of the Month Archive. More

Amazon exhibit, i believe, there were Uaru's in a tank with pictus cats. they were spawning on the side stone wall of the tank and were very beautiful fish. here are some pics. More

sixties, Uaru's were all wild-collected and difficult to spawn and raise, and like Symphysodon, they too have become more facile in captive care and reproduction. More

Common names

Acará-fuso in Portuguese (Português)
Bararuá in Portuguese (Português)
chocolate cichlid in English
Keilfleckbuntbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Kiilakirjoahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Kilepletcichlide in Danish (dansk)
Triangelcichlid in Swedish (Svenska)
triangle cichlid in English
Uaru in English
waroo in English
waroo in Unknown
三角丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
三角麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Uaru
Species : Uaru amphiacanthoides
Authority : Heckel, 1840