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Buenos Aires Tetra

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Buenos Aires Tetra Care Guide:

  1. Tank Size: A minimum of 20 gallons is suitable for a school of Buenos Aires Tetras.

  2. Water Parameters:

    • Temperature: 70-79°F (21-26°C).
    • pH Level: Slightly acidic to neutral, around 6.0-7.5.
    • Water Hardness: Soft to moderately hard water.

  3. Tank Setup:

    • Provide open swimming spaces with a well-planted tank.
    • Use a dark substrate to enhance their colors.
    • Maintain a well-filtered aquarium with gentle water flow.

  4. Diet:

    • Omnivorous diet; feed high-quality flakes, pellets, and supplement with live or frozen foods like brine shrimp and bloodworms.

  5. Tank Mates:

    • Peaceful community fish; suitable for a variety of tank mates.
    • Avoid keeping with fin-nipping species.

  6. Maintenance:

    • Perform regular water changes (20-30% every 1 to 2 weeks).
    • Monitor water parameters consistently.

  7. Behavior:

    • Buenos Aires Tetras are active and exhibit schooling behavior.
    • Keep them in groups of six or more to reduce stress.

  8. Compatibility:

    • Compatible with other peaceful community fish.
    • Be cautious with long-finned tank mates.

  9. Breeding:

    • Breeding Buenos Aires Tetras in captivity may require a separate breeding tank.
    • Provide fine-leaved plants for egg deposition.

  10. Health Monitoring:

    • Observe for signs of stress, disease, or changes in behavior.
    • Quarantine new additions to prevent potential diseases.

Ensuring a well-aerated and decorated aquarium will showcase the energetic nature and vibrant colors of Buenos Aires Tetras in your community tank.