Blue Tetra
Behaviour Peaceful, shoaling
Typical size 4cm
Max size 5cm
Tank Area Middle
Min Tank Size 60cm
Min Number 5
Temp Min: 22℃ Max: 26℃
Feeding Flake, frozen, dried, live foods
pH Range 5.5-8
Hardness vs,s,m,h
Blue Tetra Boehlkea fredcochui
  • Blue Tetra Boehlkea fredcochui - thumbnail
  • Blue Tetra Boehlkea fredcochui - thumbnail

Blue Tetra

Boehlkea fredcochui

The Blue Tetra is a nice looking little fish just that little bit different from other smal tetras. The pastel blue colour may fade with age but will remain strong with a varied diet, good water conditions and a suitable environment. Provide hiding spots amongst plants, shaded areas, and good aeration and water conditions. Generally easy to keep and well suited to peaceful communities. Prefers softer water.

Family Characidae (Characins) | Synonyms Microbrycon cochui, Microbrycon fredcochui | Other names Cochu's blue tetra | Origin South America; Amazon basin | Natural Water Conditions pH 6-8, very soft to medium

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