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Product Code: Electric Green Akara Fish (Pair)
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Electric Green Akara Fish

Electric Green Akara Fish (Pair)

The Electric Green Akara Fish, known scientifically as Andinoacara pulcher, is a stunning freshwater fish admired for its vibrant electric green coloration and striking appearance. Native to Central and South America, this fish is a favorite among aquarium enthusiasts for its beauty and manageable care requirements.


  • Vibrant Coloration: The Electric Green Akara boasts a vivid green hue with iridescent blue and turquoise highlights, making it a centerpiece in any aquarium.
  • Size: This species typically grows to about 6-8 inches in length, making it suitable for medium to large-sized tanks.
  • Temperament: Generally peaceful, but can be territorial, especially during breeding. Best kept with similar-sized or larger non-aggressive fish.
  • Lifespan: With proper care, the Electric Green Akara can live up to 10 years.

Habitat and Tank Requirements:

  • Tank Size: A minimum of 30 gallons is recommended to provide adequate space for swimming and to establish territories.
  • Water Conditions: Prefers slightly acidic to neutral water with a pH range of 6.5 to 7.5. Maintain water hardness between 5-15 dGH.
  • Temperature: Ideal water temperature ranges from 72°F to 82°F (22°C to 28°C).
  • Filtration: A strong and efficient filtration system is essential to maintain water quality and provide adequate oxygenation.
  • Decor: Include plenty of hiding spots using rocks, caves, and driftwood. Ensure there is open space for swimming.
  • Substrate: A sandy or fine gravel substrate is ideal for this species.


  • The Electric Green Akara is omnivorous and thrives on a varied diet. Provide a mix of high-quality flakes or pellets, supplemented with live or frozen foods such as brine shrimp, bloodworms, and daphnia. Vegetable matter like spirulina and blanched spinach can also be included.

Care Instructions:

  1. Water Quality: Regularly test water parameters and perform weekly water changes of 20-30% to maintain optimal water quality.
  2. Feeding: Feed twice a day, offering only as much food as they can consume in a few minutes to prevent overfeeding and water pollution.
  3. Tank Mates: Ideal tank mates include other peaceful cichlids, large tetras, and catfish. Avoid keeping them with very small or highly aggressive fish.
  4. Breeding: Provide flat rocks or slate for breeding. The female will lay eggs, which the male will fertilize. Both parents guard the eggs and fry.

Health and Diseases:

  • Common issues include ich, fungal infections, and parasitic infestations. Maintain water quality and observe for any signs of illness such as white spots, lethargy, or loss of appetite. Quarantine new fish before adding them to the main tank.

By following these care guidelines, your Electric Green Akara Fish will thrive and become a vibrant addition to your aquarium.

You will get a pair (Male and Female) of Electric Green Akara Fish. The packet is fully sealed with pure oxygen and it is safe to travel long distances for 5-7 days. Buying Electric Green Akara Fish online from aquastore is totally safe, we are delivering you with 100% satisfaction.

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