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Electric Blue Acara Cichlid Fish

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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
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Electric Blue Acara Cichlid Fish
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<!--begin-bvseo-reviews--> <!--begin-reviews--> <div id="bvseo-reviewsSection"> <div class="bvseo-review" itemprop="review" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Review" data-reviewid="166016153"> <meta itemprop="itemReviewed" content="Electric Blue Acara Cichlid Fish" /> <span itemprop="reviewRating" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Rating"> Rated <span itemprop="ratingValue">5</span> out of <span itemprop="bestRating">5</span> </span> by <span itemprop="author">Lexie Nicole</span> from <span itemprop="name">AMAZING FISH!</span> <span itemprop="description">Just got one of these guys for my 75 gallon and it is easily the most beautiful fish I own, very easy care. I highly recommend you get one!</span> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2017-07-09</div> <meta itemprop="datePublished" content="2017-07-09" /> </div> <div class="bvseo-review" itemprop="review" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Review" data-reviewid="169907624"> <meta itemprop="itemReviewed" content="Electric Blue Acara Cichlid Fish" /> <span itemprop="reviewRating" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Rating"> Rated <span itemprop="ratingValue">5</span> out of <span itemprop="bestRating">5</span> </span> by <span itemprop="author">1Puppy</span> from <span itemprop="name">Love this fish!</span> <span itemprop="description">I had a pair in a 30 gal breeding and had eggs twice but then the male got very aggressive and the female jumped out of the tank one night. We both miss her very much and want to find another but when I found these two I didn't even know what a rare find I had found.</span> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2017-09-10</div> <meta itemprop="datePublished" content="2017-09-10" /> </div> <div class="bvseo-review" itemprop="review" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Review" data-reviewid="179426532"> <meta itemprop="itemReviewed" content="Electric Blue Acara Cichlid Fish" /> <span itemprop="reviewRating" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Rating"> Rated <span itemprop="ratingValue">5</span> out of <span itemprop="bestRating">5</span> </span> by <span itemprop="author">Laurell88</span> from <span itemprop="name">Love them</span> <span itemprop="description">I have three. Clyde (male) is almost 6&quot;, Bonnie (female) is about 4.5-5&quot; and Jolleen is about 3&quot;. They are beyond pretty, amazing color. I've had Bonnie and Clyde for 2+ year's, Jolleen for just over 1yr. My two older ones have bred only once. No survivers, but second times the charm. Easy to care for, lots of personality. If you get the chance to own one, jump at the chance.</span> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2018-04-07</div> <meta itemprop="datePublished" content="2018-04-07" /> </div> <div class="bvseo-review" itemprop="review" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Review" data-reviewid="166858188"> <meta itemprop="itemReviewed" content="Electric Blue Acara Cichlid Fish" /> <span itemprop="reviewRating" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Rating"> Rated <span itemprop="ratingValue">5</span> out of <span itemprop="bestRating">5</span> </span> by <span itemprop="author">mbmb</span> from <span itemprop="name">what a beauty</span> <span itemprop="description">i picked one up for 19.99 and have to say it is a great beauty.good deal considering you wont get what you see in online stores and you dont have to pay for shipping</span> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2017-07-24</div> <meta itemprop="datePublished" content="2017-07-24" /> </div> <div class="bvseo-review" itemprop="review" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Review" data-reviewid="166328043"> <meta itemprop="itemReviewed" content="Electric Blue Acara Cichlid Fish" /> <span itemprop="reviewRating" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Rating"> Rated <span itemprop="ratingValue">5</span> out of <span itemprop="bestRating">5</span> </span> by <span itemprop="author">mikee81</span> from <span itemprop="name">A must have!</span> <span itemprop="description">Love my Blue Acara. His demeanor is very docile and slow moving like he where a giant fish 3&quot;. Although, he is no push over and will stand his ground. Gets along with my peacocks and Jack. d which are bit more aggressive.</span> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2017-07-15</div> <meta itemprop="datePublished" content="2017-07-15" /> </div> <div class="bvseo-review" itemprop="review" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Review" data-reviewid="140293687"> <meta itemprop="itemReviewed" content="Electric Blue Acara Cichlid Fish" /> <span itemprop="reviewRating" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Rating"> Rated <span itemprop="ratingValue">5</span> out of <span itemprop="bestRating">5</span> </span> by <span itemprop="author">DatBoyTaz</span> from <span itemprop="name">Great fish</span> <span itemprop="description">I own 3 of the now...they're great Fish, and enjoy all forms of food. I have yet to get a pair and that's what I'm aiming for.</span> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2016-12-22</div> <meta itemprop="datePublished" content="2016-12-22" /> </div> <div class="bvseo-review" itemprop="review" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Review" data-reviewid="69776507"> <meta itemprop="itemReviewed" content="Electric Blue Acara Cichlid Fish" /> <span itemprop="reviewRating" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Rating"> Rated <span itemprop="ratingValue">5</span> out of <span itemprop="bestRating">5</span> </span> by <span itemprop="author">TheCichlidMaster</span> from <span itemprop="name">AMAZING!!!</span> <span itemprop="description">I was not sure about buying this fish, but when I did, I now have one of the most entertaining fish in the tank! The care for these fish is like for any other fish, so it makes it a really easy fish to care for. If you see these guys, be sure to pick one up!</span> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2014-12-30</div> <meta itemprop="datePublished" content="2014-12-30" /> </div> <div class="bvseo-review" itemprop="review" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Review" data-reviewid="179358071"> <meta itemprop="itemReviewed" content="Electric Blue Acara Cichlid Fish" /> <span itemprop="reviewRating" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Rating"> Rated <span itemprop="ratingValue">5</span> out of <span itemprop="bestRating">5</span> </span> by <span itemprop="author">Helnaak</span> from <span itemprop="name">Beauty</span> <span itemprop="description">Bought on 3/31/18 can't stop looking at him awesome color and personality. Looking forward to getting another one. Good addition to most community tanks.</span> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2018-04-02</div> <meta itemprop="datePublished" content="2018-04-02" /> </div> </div> <script type="text/javascript"> if (document.getElementById('bvseo-reviewsSection')) { document.getElementById('bvseo-reviewsSection').style.display = 'none'; } </script> <!--end-reviews--> <ul id="BVSEO_meta" style="display:none!important"> <li data-bvseo="bvDateModified">y_2020, m_1, d_18, h_21</li> <li data-bvseo="ps">bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_3.0.4</li> <li data-bvseo="cp">cp_1, bvpage1</li> <li data-bvseo="co">co_hasreviews, tv_1, tr_8</li> <li data-bvseo="cf">loc_en_US, sid_25877, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=HELPFULNESS, direction=DESCENDING), SortEntry(order=POSITIVE_FEEDBACK, direction=DESCENDING), SortEntry(order=SUBMISSION_TIME, direction=DESCENDING)]</li> <li data-bvseo="diagnostics">clientName_petsmart</li> </ul> <!--end-bvseo-reviews--> <ul id="BVSEOSDK_meta" style="display: none !important;"> <li data-bvseo="sdk">bvseo_sdk, dw_cartridge, 18.2.0, p_sdk_3.2.0</li> <li data-bvseo="sp_mt">CLOUD, getReviews, 106ms</li> <li data-bvseo="ct_st">reviews, product</li> </ul>
<!--begin-bvseo-questions--> <!--begin-questions--> <div id="bvseo-questionsSection"> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="4632895"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> Can you put then with mbunas or convictd </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: Melvins Aquatic Empire</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="5031322"> You can with convict yes depending on if there&#39;s a mating pair if there&#39;s a mating pair then no <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: Kennydasavage</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2019-05-30</div> </div> </div> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="4763938"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> Can this fish eat pellet food </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: oojr357</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="4773777"> Yes, they love the food sticks. <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: fishboy123</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2019-02-18</div> </div> </div> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="4698044"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> Can I put 2 cichlids in one 10 gallon tank. And if so what kind </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: Olivetheguineapig</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="4752053"> Probably not. Especially not these ones <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: Balistik928</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2019-01-28</div> </div> </div> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="4698042"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> How big to they get? </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: Olivetheguineapig</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="4751665"> 6&amp;quot;. Do NOT put them in a tank any smaller than 29gal. <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: GouramiGuy31</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2019-01-28</div> </div> </div> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="4443544"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> will the electric blue shock you? </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: sawy sawy</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="4730936"> No, it&#39;s just describing the color of blue the fish is. <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: Julyz</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2019-02-18</div> </div> </div> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="4390291"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> How long the fish live </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: Maenona</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="4432789"> the blue acara can live up to ten years if it kept in a healthy and well managed tank. i hope this answer was helpful. <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: TheGreenTerror</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2019-01-31</div> </div> </div> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="3797748"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> I have a 20 gallon tank what cichlids fish do you recommend for me? There is no fish in it now and it is a hexagonal tank. </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: Carsona14</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="4432788"> well, I&#39;ve had great success with neolamprologus brevis. incredibly fun fish to watch! they can live in twenty gallon with another pair and some tank mates. but no matter what fish you get make sure to do a lot of research about the fish because the fish may not be the one for you. maybe fairy cichlids would do well and i deFINatly agree about the apistogrammas! dwarf cichlids are wonderful additions to the family, even if I tend to gravitate to the larger species of the tank. Fish keeping, if you are new to the hobby is incredibly addicting and, unfortunately, expensive. But if you want it done right a ton of time and research is required. There are many forums and youtubers that give wonderful advice about the subject of cichlids and fish in general. personally I love KGTropicals youtube channel and their videos called Tank Talk. <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: TheGreenTerror</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2019-01-31</div> </div> </div> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="4182056"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> Can the be kept in a tank with veil tail angel fish&amp;nbsp; </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: Gammykim69</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="4293620"> We have a pair of veil tail Angels , a pair of Blood red parrot fish a pleco and one of these guys and they get along great! <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: edandpatty</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2019-01-31</div> </div> </div> </div> <script type="text/javascript"> if (document.getElementById('bvseo-questionsSection')) { document.getElementById('bvseo-questionsSection').style.display = 'none'; } </script> <!--end-questions--> <!--begin-pagination--> <ul id="bvseo-paginationSection"> <li class="bvseo-paginationItem"><a class="bvseo-paginationLink" href="https://www.petsmart.com/fish/live-fish/goldfish-betta-and-more/electric-blue-acara-cichlid-fish-5224045.html?dwvar_5224045_size=One%20Size&bvrrp=Main_Site-en_US/questions/product/2/25877.htm">Electric Blue Acara Cichlid Fish Questions - page 2</a></li> </ul> <!--end-pagination--> <ul id="BVSEO_meta" style="display:none!important"> <li data-bvseo="bvDateModified">y_2020, m_1, d_18, h_21CST</li> <li data-bvseo="ps">bvseo_bulk, prod_bvqa, vn_bulk_3.0.4</li> <li data-bvseo="cp">cp_1, bvpage1</li> <li data-bvseo="co">co_hasquestionsanswers, tq_9</li> <li data-bvseo="cf">loc_en_US, sid_25877, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=LAST_APPROVED_ANSWER_SUBMISSION_TIME, direction=DESCENDING)]</li> <li data-bvseo="diagnostics">clientName_petsmart</li> </ul> <!--end-bvseo-questions--> <ul id="BVSEOSDK_meta" style="display: none !important;"> <li data-bvseo="sdk">bvseo_sdk, dw_cartridge, 18.2.0, p_sdk_3.2.0</li> <li data-bvseo="sp_mt">CLOUD, getContent, 87ms</li> <li data-bvseo="ct_st">questions, product</li> </ul>