Diamond Blue Flowerhorn
Like the blood red parrot cichlid, the flowerhorn cichlid is a successful hybrid from two or several species, including red terror, synpillum, and citrinellus cichlids. Some flowerhorns are further hybridized to bring out more dramatic colors – such as the blue diamond flowerhorn. This flowerhorn variation is bred and imported from Thailand. Most flowerhorns do not show a bump on their forehead until they are more than three inches in size. The diamond blue flowerhorn has only a slight rise on the forehead, though it does get a bit more pronounced as the fish ages.
- Scientific Name: Cichlosoma artifishi
- Origin: Hybrid from Malaysia now found throughout the world
- Lifespan: 14 years
- Max Size: 10 inches
- Food: Flake, live, frozen, pellet
- Shipping Size: 2 to 6 inches