The Electric Blue Acara Cichlid is generally peaceful even with its own kind. If more than one is kept, they will form pairs. They will also usually not bother any fish that stays away from its territory, except when it is breeding it may tend to become more aggressive. They will breed every two weeks on a regular basis if the fry are removed shortly after hatching. However they are excellent parents and will not harm the fry even if left in the aquarium.
Species: Cichlid Environment: 29 gallon tank Maturity Size: 6" Experience Level: Intermediate Eating Characteristics: Flake, frozen, freeze-dried Warning: Pet availability is seasonal. State and local regulations may vary. Pricing may vary by store location. PetSmart store cannot match the price below for this pet. Ask a store associate for details. Vet Assured Promise: All pets purchased at PetSmart are raised under our exclusive Vet Assured program and come with a 14-day satisfaction guarantee. Vet Assured is a program designed by PetSmart veterinarians to improve the health and well-being of our pets. The program sets standards for the care of our pets by our live animal partners and store associates and establishes strict standards for the monitoring and prevention of common illnesses found in pets. PetSmart makes significant investment in the care of our pets and it is apparent in the quality and comfort of our pets in our stores. However, if your pet becomes ill during the initial 14-day period, or if you're not satisfied with your pet for any reason, PetSmart will gladly replace the pet or refund the purchase price. Please keep your sales receipt and return the pet to the store where you purchased if needed.