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. They make a great addition to any community set up because of their coloration.

Common Name Blue Acara, Blue Cichlid
Scientific Name Aequidens Pulcher
Size 20 cm
Origin Central and Northwest South America, Venezula, Columbia, Panama
Tank Setup Peaceful fish and can be kept in community tanks.
Temperature 18 – 23 degrees
Feeding Omnivorous, accepts all types of food.
Gender Mature males dorsal and anal fins are elongated and pointed.