electric blue acara

  1. K

    Severum issue

    So I had a 45 gallon freshwater tank . It has 2 electric blue acaras , 1 red severum and a pleco . My severum had been tormenting my EBA . I went to the local store and they told me my tank might just be too small. I found a great deal and got a new 70 gallon tank. I just did the transfer and...
  2. R

    55g EBAs and Angels

    Hey all, I have a 55g tank that currently houses 2 male EBAs (still about 3in and 2in) and 9 black skirt tetras. I just picked up 1 Koi Angelfish (about the size of a quarter) to add to the tank but was wondering if I could get away with adding 1-2 more Angelfish? I currently have a 60g HOB...
  3. P

    stocking a 29 gallon with EBA

    hello, one of my tanks is cycled and would love to have a Electric blue acara tank. i want at least 1 EBA and a schooling fish.. a gentleman here recommended lemon tetra. would a pair EBA fit in the 29 gallon tank? also, worth noting, i may have to rehome 2 of my 4 Bolivian rams to this tank, as...
  4. R

    Is this Ich or something else on my EBA?

    Hi All, I have a 55g with a school of 15 black skirt tetras and then 2 Electric Blue Acaras, both extremely young, 1 about 2.5 inches and the other maybe 1.5 inches. I believe this ich but i'm not 100% certain. I noticed small spots on one of my tetra and immediately raised the temp to about...
  5. Guyb93

    Fighting already ???

    my electric blue acara fry are fighting already ... why ? There in a 500l tank 1.5 inch in size , it seems territorial but already ? disclaimer .... not my music ahaha wife is cleaning hence I’m messing with fish and avoid helping
  6. R

    55g stocking ideas

    Hi all, I have a 55g I just bought and am cycling. I am looking for some stocking ideas and have come up with the following. As a note, the 9 black skirt tetras will be coming from another tank I have and will have to be in the stocking plan no matter what. Option 1: up my black skirts from 9...
  7. R

    55g stocking ideas and suggestions

    Hi all, please bear with me as I go on another long post lol I currently have a 10g that has a stock of 1 honey gourami, 5 cardinal tetras and some cherry shrimp (pictured) and a 29g tall that has 9 black skirt tetra, 6 zebra danios and 6 julii cories also pictured. the 29g has some pretty high...
  8. C

    Electric Blue Acara breeding questions

    Hi there- I am new to the forum, and new to fish breeding, which is why I am looking for some guidance and insight on my fish. I have a community tank with 2 electric blue acara, a few tiger barbs, and some algae eaters. I never sought out to breed the EBA, however nature took its course and we...
  9. Guyb93

    Can somebody settle my argument

    Ok iv been debating with somebody I know about electric blue acara, he is trying to tell me that they are man made fish and Cabot be found naturally in the wild , I say that’s ridiculous I accept they are more than likely a cross of electric blue ram and standard blue acara but I believe this is...
  10. Guyb93

    Electric blue acara fry

    I hve eba fry !!! I noticed breeding Behavior a few weeks ago and though nothing of it on Wednesday I moved them tanks , I checked the tree cave they had claimed didn’t see eggs so thought again nothing of it today I have fry , I can’t see exactly how many off the video my partner sent me I will...
  11. Guyb93

    I think my electric blue acara have had eggs

    I think my acara have eggs , they are juveniles around 3 inches the last week I noticed two what I thought males were very friendly always together I then noticed them Both start removing all gravel and sand from inside this selected tree cave , last week days I have noticed very territorial...
  12. Guyb93

    Possible electric blue acara breeder??

    I currently stock 4x electric blue acara Witch two convicts A green terror a standard blue acara and a sail fin pleco I have been offered a swap of my green terror and me blue acara for a breeding pair of electric blue acara As I already have 4 juveniles could I possibly breed them ? Iv...
  13. S

    Electric blue acara tank mates

    Currently have a pair of electric blue acara in a 45 gallon tank w plentiful cover from driftwood, rocks, and plants. Any suggestions as to compatible schooling fish, or another companion that isn’t equally eye catching ? Thought about firemouth and severnum but they’re definitely too large...
  14. R

    Am I about to get babies?(Blue Acara breeding behavior)

    Hi everyone, I adopted these two 10 cm (4"), and 8 cm(3") Electric Blue Acaras from a guy online that said: "-They are 1 year and something". I want to know if I really got a male and a female, and if they are about to breed I'd love to have some babies; I got the two that were together...
  15. J

    Electric blue acara behaviour

    I need help or any tips or advice after the larger female spawned. The eggs are on the red rock. The behavior got worse after the the female spawned but started 3 days ago since I transferred them to the 90 gal tank. I purchased the younger male at a LFS in hopes of finding a mate for my...
  16. RickT.Foster

    Electric Blue Acara Questions

    Hey Guys,     Just wondering if anyone has experience or knowledge on the Electric Blue Araca? I bought one about 2 months ago.  First time I've ever seen one.  But before I bought it I read up on them, and as far as aggression goes, all I've read is that they are pretty peaceful for a Cichlid...