Blue Tetra

Common Name: Blue Tetra
Latin Name: Boehlkea Fredcochui
Origin: South American streams
Temperature: 75-80°F (24-27°C)
Ease Of Keeping: easy
Aggressivness: peaceful
Lighting: moderate
Adult Size: 2 inches (5cm)
Minimum Tank Size: 10 gallons
Feeding: eats most aquarium foods, prefers live foods
Spawning Method: like most tetras, egg scatterer

Comments: A fish that’s a bit rarer, but still easy to keep. Don’t keep it with those large tetras. Adds a lot of color to your tank. It does prefer blackwater, so peat or black water additives will be appreciated.