Dawn Tetra (Aphyocharax paraguayensis)

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Dawn Tetra

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Dawn Tetra

Aphyocharax paraguayensis

Moderate

76 Litres (20 US G.)

2.5-3 cm (1-1.2")

sg

Freshwater

pH

5.5 - 7.5

295.15 K
71.6 °F
531.27 °R
300.15 K
80.6 °F
540.27 °R
22 -27 °C (71.6-80.6°F)

10-15 °d

2:3 M:F

Uncommon

2-5 years



Additional names

Dawn Tetra, Panda Tetra, Rio Paraguay Tetra, Paraguay Tetra


Origin

Sexing

Females are plumper and larger than the males.

Tank compatibility

A peaceful community fish that should be in groups of at least 6. Will do well with other community fish, but avoid slower swimming fish with long tails as this Tetra may nip.

Diet

This Tetra is a carnivore, will accept most pellet, flake foods and live or frozen food.

Feeding regime

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment Specifics

Prefers to have a long spacious tank with lots of swimming room as this is a very active fish.

Behaviour

A shoaling fish, keep in groups of at least 6.

Identification

An elongated iridescent silver body with a black spot at the base of the tail, tipped with white, and a black and white band on the anal fin.

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