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Buenos Aires Tetra - Hemmigrammus Caudovittatus

Species name: Hemmigrammus Caudovittatus

Synonym: Hemmigrammus Caudovittatus

Common name: Buenos Aires Tetra

Family: Characidae

Order: Cypriniformes

Class: Actinopterygii

Maximum size: 7 cm / 3 inches

Environment: freshwater

Origin: Argentina, Paraguay and Southeast Brazil

Temperament: Peaceful

Company: Hemmigrammus Caudovittatus (Buenos Aires Tetra) can be kept in community aquariums with other smaller species.

Water parameters: Temperature 20-28°C / 70-82°F; pH 6.0-8.0

Aquarium setup: Hemmigrammus Caudovittatus (Buenos Aires Tetra) are an hardy fish and can tolerate a large range of conditions and will be fine as long as extremes are avoided. Hemmigrammus Caudovittatus (Buenos Aires Tetra) are plant eaters so the number of plants you can keep in the aquarium is limited. Java moss, java fern and anubias is usually good choices that will be left alone. They should not be kept in groups of less then 10 specimens.

Feeding: Hemmigrammus Caudovittatus (Buenos Aires Tetra) accept most commercial flake foods but relish live and frozen foods

Breeding: Hemmigrammus Caudovittatus (Buenos Aires Tetra) is an easy fish to breed. Hemmigrammus Caudovittatus (Buenos Aires Tetra) the males are slimmer then the females. They are easily breed in aquarium. The parents should be removed once the spawning is completed unless they eat their eggs. The fry grows fast.

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