Hyphessobrycon anisitsi – Buenos Aires tetra

Hyphessobrycon anisitsi – Buenos Aires tetra is a peaceful schooling fish that you can keep in any community aquarium without plants.

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Hyphessobrycon anisitsi – Buenos Aires tetra

Hyphessobrycon anisitsi – Buenos Aires tetra is a peaceful schooling fish that you can keep in any community aquarium without plants. The only plant that can be used is Javafern. All other plants are eaten. You can set up the aquarium with stones, driftwood and roots. They need a lot of free swimming space. Occasionally they may nip at long, flowing fins of other fishes when they are not fed well.

This species has been officially described by Carl H. Eigenmann in 1907.

Origin

Zuid Amerika; Argentinië, Brazilië, Paraguay, Uruguay.

Diet

This fish is omnivorous but he prefers soft plants.

Breeding Hyphessobrycon anisitsi – Buenos Aires tetra

Breeding Hyphessobrycon anisitsi – Buenos Aires tetra is easy. Up to 600 eggs are laid and fertilized in a perlon spawning mop. After spawning this mop should be removed to a separate tank. When the young fishes are swimming free you can raise them with baby brine shrimp.

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Jan Bukkems – Aquavisie

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Jan Bukkems – Aquavisie
Choy Heng Wah

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