Central and South American cichlids range from rare atramaculatus to common blue acara, though common is not a fair word for this uncommonly peaceful pretty fish. Aquarium Fish Sale imports as many as we can to provide a broad selection for our aquarists.

Treat these guys like discus, very prone to ick and very finicky even directly from the wild, and prefer water temperatures at 80 degrees.

  • Scientific Name: Uaru amphiacanthoides
  • Origin: South America
  • Lifespan: 10 years
  • Max Size:10 inches
  • Food: Flake, live, frozen, pellet
  • Shipping Size: 1 1/2 inches