Blue Flash (Thorichthys aureus)

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Blue Flash

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Blue Flash

Thorichthys aureus

208 Litres (55 US G.)

11.9-15.2cm (4.7-6 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

7.5 - 7.8

22.2-24.4°C (72 -76 °F)

2-15 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years

Family

Cichlidae

This animal is available captive bred



Additional names

Blue Flash

Additional scientific names

Heros aureus, Cichlasoma aureum, Herichthys aureus


Origin

Central America: Atlantic slope from Belize (Golden Creek) to Honduras (Motagua River basin).

Sexing

Males are more coloUrful

Tank compatibility

Peaceful

Diet

Carnivorous

Feeding regime

Daily

Environment Specifics

Planted tank

Behaviour

Identification

Can be confused with Thorichthys meeki.

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