Behaviour Territorial, aggressive
Typical size 18cm
Max size 20cm
Tank Area Middle, bottom
Min Tank Size 120cm
Temp Min: 20℃ Max: 25℃
Feeding Flake, dried, frozen, meaty, live foods
pH Range 6-8.5
Green TerrorAequidens rivulatus
The Green Terror is given an apt name, they are territorial, aggressive, and intolerant of other fish. Very hardy and robust fishes of a similar size may make suitable tankmates, although problems may always occur. Provide hiding spots amongst rocks and wood. The fish will adapt to a wide range of water conditions and is relatively easy to keep. Green Terrors are sometimes confused with the Blue Acara Aequidens pulcher which is a smaller and much more peaceful fish.
This fish is excluded from the Compatibility Checker as it is unsuitable for community aquariums or may require expert care.
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