11-16-08 ..... 2.5 inches 2-14-09.....4.5 inches 5-18-09.....6.75 inches 10-12-09.....8.5 inches Mon Oct 12, 2009 7:50 pm. Mon Oct 12, 2009 6:49 pm. You give him fatty food but that just make your cichlid sick and hole In head. A few days after they are hatched, baby brine shrimps, by far, is the best. 5 years ago. Flowerhorn growth. how to growth up colour and hump my fish and what i do. which food i select or choosing and what is needed the food. Flowerhorn is a hybrid, however it doesn’t tend to get sick, ... Growth rate is rather impressing, during their first year of life they grow up to 2 cm in a month. Can't really change growth of hump it's just fat. Jason. Jun 22, 2005 . answer #2. They could reach anywhere from 6-10 typically depending on the degree of short body. I say you get the tank size the flowerhorn needs as quickly as possible before you stunt it's growth. Share. I feed him 'Tiyo's Super Red Flowerhorn Food' sometimes live feedings and frozen fish . cichlids flowerhorns. Q3 : My flowerhorn has good hump but i dont see any spots or color,What should i do?? Make sure you wait no longer than a couple of months. Some hobbyists raise their own brine shrimp whereas others just purchased from local fish store. Since louhans grow very fast, many hobbyists skip the 30-gallon and use the 50-gallon aquarium instead. By experience, flowerhorn fries prefer live baby brine shrimps than frozen ones. Joined Jun 19, 2005 … He loves it. Culling. It also saves your fish from the stress of moving and adjusting to a new container again. Of course, using those containing higher protein content would normally enhance flowerhorn growth. The average healthy growth for Flowerhorn is around 1 a month. The Bonsai body type rarely seen at 8 , they typically reach around 6-7 for males and 5-6 for females. This is ideal for flowerhorn head growth for juvenile fish. good to see you got a little nauchal hump outta this guy, good job Tue Oct 13, 2009 2:20 am. K. k3vin2k3 Fish Fanatic. OP . Tue Oct 13, 2009 3:55 am. Choosing the 50-gallon aquarium saves time and effort in moving your set-up and fish when it reaches 4-5 inches (small size). Short body Flowerhorn will vary greatly from one another. As long as the feed is within your budget, you may use it. Thread Starter #11 I just upgraded the Flowerhorn to my 75 gallon by his self. ZZ Flowerhorn..... a pictorial growth chart. Sir, my Flowerhorn is nearly 4 months old, but his growth is very slow as compared to my privious Flowerhorn, I have kept him in a tank of size length 2 feet, width 1 feet and height 1feet 5 inch. Share. I have an a flowerhorn 4inch size. Feeding a thousand flowerhorn fry with expensive pellets is just not logical especially that most of them will be culled anyway. ENJOY All sizes are total lenth. 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