Goldencrown Tetra (Aphyocharax alburnus)
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- Goldencrown Tetra
Additional scientific names
- Chirodon alburnus, Aphyocharax avary
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Location where this animal is found in the wild.
- Difficult to sex, females may appear fully in the belly.
- A peaceful shoaling fish that may nip long-finned tank mates. Keep in shoals of 6 or more with similar fast-swimming fish.
- Will accept most foods including pellet and flake as well as live/frozen food such as brine shrimp and bloodworm.
- Feed once or twice a day.
- Prefers to be in a well planted tank with places to hide as well as open space to swim. Must have excellent water parameters at all times, adaptable to water hardness however.
- A shoaling active fish.
- Can be mistaken/mis-labelled as Aphyocharax anisitsi. This fish has a pale body with gold iridescence, its caudal fin is a rich red in colour.
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