Popular Freshwater Fish!

Uncle Bill's Pet Centers carries a wide variety of freshwater and saltwater fish, and selection may vary by store location.  Here are some of the most popular freshwater fish Uncle Bill's offers - but it is not a complete listing of all the fish we have available at any given time.  This list as well as our in-store availability fluctuates and is updated regularly.  Please note this information on each fish's page is for your reference only, and any advice acquired from these listings is to be used at your own discretion.

Electric Blue Acara

Facts and Information


This fish's scientific name (Aequidens pulcher) means "lovely one with even teeth."  Males and females have bright metallic blue-green lines on the face.  Males take on the brilliant blue coloration during breeding season.  Can be found all over north and central South America, but its primary natural habitat is the Catatumbo River.

PH Levels - 6 to 8

Hardness Levels - 80 to 320 ppm

Temperature - 72 to 77°F

Level of Difficulty - Level 2

Size - Medium

Aggression Level - 3

Possible Tankmates -MIddle/South American Cichlids, Clown Loach

glow fish tetras

yellow cichlid labidochromis caeruleus