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Dark Marble Hatchet Fish 3.5cm Carnegiella strigata "vesca"

Dark Marble Hatchet Fish 3.5cm Carnegiella strigata "vesca"

Regular Price: $34.99

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Tetras are considered easy to keep in a community aquarium of at least 20L, with a pH of 5.07.0 and KH of 1.02.0. However, they will not tolerate dramatic changes to their environment. The Tetra can live 10 years or more with the proper conditions. They tend to be timid and, because of their small size, should not be kept with large or aggressive fish who may bully or simply eat them.

Fish that mix well in an aquarium are other types of tetras, and other community fish that live well in an ideal Tetra water condition. Mid-level feeders, they are best kept in schools of five to eight or more, for the "shoaling" effect when they move around the tank. They shoal naturally in the wild and are thus happier, more brightly coloured, and more active when kept as a shoal as opposed to singly.

Tetras are best kept in a densely planted tank with subdued light and an ideal temperature of 2024?C to resemble their native Amazon environment. Tetras are omnivores and will accept most flake foods, but should also have some small foods such as brine shrimp, daphnia, freeze-dried bloodworms, tubifex, and micro pellet food to supplement their diet.
Additional Information

Additional Information

Scientific Name No
Size 3

Customer Reviews 2 item(s)

excellent fish
these fish are brilliant and easy to look after although mine comited suicide by jumping out of my tank when i was cleaning it out
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Review by Nathan / (Posted on 3/06/2011)
Excellent Fish
I have a school of five of these in a 25 litre aquarium. I have had them for some time now and they seem happy and healthy and get along well with my Fighting Fish.
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Review by Bonhilda / (Posted on 1/03/2011)