FlowerHorn Fish|'Hua Lou Han Fish'

FlowerHorn Fish or its also called "Hua Lou Han" in Mandarin language? Who ever heard this name before?. It never occurred to me that I will come face to face looking at these beautiful fish at a friend's house. Looking at its protruding forehead which is the main attraction and having striking features in appearance and color. These species of fish are really totally different and uniques from other fish. Just by looking at the photos you will know what I mean.

How Popular these Fish

The Flowerhorn fish or cichlids became an instant popular in Asia due to fact that they are assumed to bring good luck to their owners and better Feng Shui

The Humps that can be found on adult Flowerhorn fish resembles Chinese God of Longevity. Due to this believed, the market prices of these fish goes up like sky-rocket. There have been Flowerhorn fish that have been sold for several hundred thousands dollars. Yet for most fish, the price are however much cheaper.

How To Care for These Flowerhorn Fish?

If you have the desires to and plan to have these Flowerhorn fish in your premises. These is what you should know:-

  1. Aquarium Setup

Flowerhorn cichlids need large aquarium due to their large size and aggressive temperament. They should be kept alone or with other large aggressive cichlids from the same area. You can get more details from flowerhorn.info in you are interested to keep these fish as your pets
2. Feeding Flowerhorns

Talking about Feeding,
Flowerhorn cichlids are like most South American cichlids anything but picky eaters and they accept almost any food. They have high energy consumptions and need a lot of food to develop optimally.The fact that these large fishes require a lot of food also means that there is a large strain on the water and water changes should be do one to two times a week.
3. Breeding Flowerhorn cichlids

It is possible to breed Flowerhorn cichlids in aquarium tanks in the same way you would breed Trimacs and other large South American cichlids. You should however not expect to get Flowerhorn cichlids of the same quality as the parents. Some may be, but that is not guarantee.It takes knowledge about the the different strains and line breeding to create quality Flowerhorn fish.

Flower Horn Fish or Hua Luo Han Profile, with care, maintenance

Anyone Who have the passion to start breeding this fish, you can check out this site. It might help you.

Badman's Tropical Fish

Flower Horn Fish or Luo Han which is popularly known, has taken the aquatic world (particularly in the South East Asian region) by storm within the last two years. Its popularity is gaining momentum day by day, and it is set to be an internationally known fish as can be compared with the likes of the Discus Fish and Arowana. Tropical Fish

Two Different Types of Flowerhorn Fish

The details of Flowerhorn Fish. The Characteristic and Differences


Never Tired Looking at Them


HumHead Flowerhorn Photo 

The Red Flowerhorn Fish.  

Flowerhorn Awe