The Electric Blue Acara is a truly STUNNING Freshwater fish. The acara is a cichlid native to South America. The Blue Acara is a medium sized Cichlid and will reach lengths of about 5". They are a relatively peaceful fish and will do well in a community aquarium. They will breed quite easily and when paired up and breeding they will become extremely territorial and aggressive to guard their nest and young. For this reason, a large aquarium is recommended.