Kyburz Tetra (Pseudochalceus kyburzi)

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Kyburz Tetra

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Kyburz Tetra

Pseudochalceus kyburzi

95 Litres (25 US G.)

7-8 cm (2.8-3.1")




6.0 - 6.5

23 -26 °C (73.4-78.8°F)

4-8 °d

1:2 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years



Sexing[edit | edit source]

Difficult to sex visually.

Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

A generally peaceful fish that's best kept in shoals of 6 or more with larger robust fish and nothing with long finnage such as larger Barb species.

Diet[edit | edit source]

Will accept most foods such as pellet and flake but prefers live/frozen food such as bloodworm and daphnia.

Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Prefers a spacious tank with some hiding places as well as open swimming space. Does best in acidic water.

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

A generally peaceful shoaling fish but can be nippy.

Identification[edit | edit source]

An elongate and hump-backed tetra with a pale silver-white base colour and a broad black lateral line running from the nose to the caudal peduncle. The dorsal fin is long and all fins are mostly transparent.

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