Bloodfin Tetra

Other Bloodfin Tetra Names: Bloodfin Tetra

Bloodfin Tetra Scientific Name: Aphyocharax anisitsi

Bloodfin Tetra (Aphyocharax anisitsi))

Temperature Range: 65°F-82°F
pH Range: 6-8
Hardness Range: 15-30°

Family: Characidae

Species Type: Characins (Tetras)

Bloodfin Tetra Adult Size: 2 inches (cm)

Bloodfin Tetra Life Expectancy: 11 years

Bloodfin Tetra Habitat: South American rivers

Bloodfin Tetra Minimum Tank Size: 10 gallons

Bloodfin Tetra Temperament: Peacheful school fish.

Bloodfin Tetra Diet & Nutrition: Carnivorous - does well with flake foods.

Bloodfin Tetra Description: This fish is great for beginners because it is long lived, undemanding and very easy to keep. Plant the tank with Valisneria, leaving enough swimming room. Although the bloodfin tetra can be kept in an unheated tank, this is not recommended as its color will lighten.

Tank Mate Compatibility: Other community fish.

Bloodfin Tetra Breeding & Spawning: Easy to breed but parents will eat their own young. Seperate fry from parents.

Determining Bloodfin Tetra Sex: Males have far more red on their fins. Males also tend to have a hook on the anal fin

Aquarium Region: All over

Bloodfin Tetra Diseases: None specific to species.

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