Andinoacara pulcher - Neon Blue Acara 5.5cm
Common name: Neon Blue Acara
Latin name: Andinoacara pulcher
Maximum size: 14-16cm
Water chemistry: pH: 6.0-7.5; Hardness: soft; Temperature: 24-30C
Origin: Northern parts of the Amazon basin in Colombia, Peru and Brazil.
Diet: Will take all types of life and frozen food, will thrive on any good quality pellet and flake food such as Hikari - SINKING CICHLID GOLD Mini pellets.
The Blue Acara is generally peaceful even with its own kind. If more than one is kept, they will form pairs. Mature males will be larger and develop slightly pointed dorsal and anal fins, where as females will be smaller and generally have a more rounded appearance than males.