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Albino Threadfin Acara (Acarichthys heckelii) German Import

Albino Threadfin Acara (Acarichthys heckelii) German Import

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Max Size: 10"


The Albino Threadfin Acara is a stunning and unique cichlid fish that is native to the Amazon River basin in South America. It is known for its ethereal coloration of bright red or orange body and white fins.

Aquarium Size and Conditions:

  • Tank Size: Minimum of 50 gallons, with larger tanks being more suitable.
  • Water Parameters:
    • Temperature: 75-82°F (24-28°C)
    • pH: 6.5-7.5
    • Hardness: 5-15 dKH
    • Ammonia and Nitrite: 0 ppm
    • Nitrate: Less than 20 ppm
  • Water Changes: Regular water changes of 20-30% should be performed weekly.

Feeding Recommendations:

Albino Threadfin Acaras are omnivores and can be fed a variety of foods, including flake food, pellets, and live or frozen foods. They are also known to be voracious eaters, so it is important to feed them enough food to avoid them becoming overweight.

Additional Notes:

  • Behavior: Albino Threadfin Acaras are generally peaceful fish, but they can be territorial towards their own kind. It is best to house them in a species-only tank or with other peaceful fish of similar size. Providing ample hiding spots in the form of caves is essential.
  • Aquarium Setup: A well-filtered aquarium is crucial to maintain water quality. Regular water testing is advised to ensure parameters remain within the recommended range. Offering a varied diet ensures the fish receive all necessary nutrients. Observing the fish for any signs of illness or stress is essential for their well-being.


Imagine a fish that is as ethereal as a moonbeam dancing on the surface of a river. That is the Albino Threadfin Acara. This stunning fish is sure to captivate any viewer with its ethereal coloration and graceful movements.

Albino Threadfin Acaras are not only beautiful, but they are also relatively easy to care for. They are also peaceful fish, making them a good choice for community tanks.

If you are looking for a fish that will add a touch of magic and wonder to your aquarium, the Albino Threadfin Acara is the perfect choice for you.

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