Threadfin Acara (Acarichthys heckelii)

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Remarks: Threadfin Acara (Acarichthys heckelii) love to dig in the sand and require a sandy substrate for feeding. They can be treated much like a Geophagus - softer, acidic water is preferred but not required. They look their best when swimming through driftwood mazes or large Amazon Swords. 

Scientific Name: Acarichthys heckelii

Common Name: Threadfin Acara

Max Size: 7"

pH: 6.0-8.0

Hardness: Moderate

Temperature: 75-86°

Aggressiveness: Semi-Aggressive

Region of Origin: South America

Captive Bred or Wild: Captive Bred and Wild

Diet: Flake or pellet, frozen and live food

Compatibility: Medium schooling fish, similarly sized South American cichlids, catfish, plecos

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