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[edit | edit source]

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


Sexing[edit | edit source]

Males are more coloUrful


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

Peaceful


Diet[edit | edit source]

Carnivorous


Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Daily


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Planted tank


Identification[edit | edit source]

Can be confused with Thorichthys meeki.

Pictures[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]