Acara – Heckel’s Thread-Finned Acara Fish

List: $49.99


SKU: 2236-4341 Category:


Threadfin Geophagus

Acarichthys heckelii

Heckel’s Thread-Finned Acara is one of the most sought after of all the cichlids. It boasts a beautiful silver body, shades of green and blue, as well as an elongated spine. These fish require a roomy well-planted tank of 40 gallons or larger. They enjoy digging though the aquarium sand for food, therefor use sand or fine gravel in the tank. These fish enjoy a diet of flakes, pellets, daphnia, tubifex, and other freeze-dried foods, such as shrimp, bloodworms, or mosquito larvae.  Other competitors offer this fish for $50 each! Our farm will ship you awesome healthy Heckelii for a fraction of the price!

  • Native to: Costa Rica
  • Temp: Semi-aggressive
  • 73-79 F
  • KH 2-3
  • pH 5.5 – 7.2
  • Size at shipping about 2″

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