How to Enhance Flowerhorn Color

A Guide on How to Improve Flowerhorn Color

Enhancing the beauty of flowerhorn fishes is not confined with improving the size of their nuchal humps alone. Equally important is increasing flowerhorn color intensity.

Natural Colors
The most popular color for flowerhorn fishes is red. It is extremely popular among people who practice feng shui. Other popular colors include yellow, orange, blue, and silver, as in the case of Thai Silks.  

Which Color Should I Enhance?
Your goal as owner should enhance the natural colors of your fish. A common mistake that beginners do is forcing the fish to develop red colorations even though is natural base is blue. Never do this as this could make your fish sick or develop some form of allergic reaction, especially if too much enhancer is used.

How to Make Flowerhorn Fry Grow Fast

A Guide on Improving the Growth Rate of Flowerhorn Fry

A big challenge that comes with breeding flowerhorns is making the fry grow as fast as possible. While it is more important to focus more on producing high quality fishes, this aspect of the breeding process is equally important.

Scope
This guide deals with fishes from their wriggler stage (when the eggs are hatched) until they are 2 months old. These fishes are still kept in community tanks.

Juveniles that are “groomed” in individual tanks are not included in this guide. My next article will deal with those juveniles.