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White Skirt Tetra

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White Skirt Tetra Care Guide:

  1. Scientific Name: Gymnocorymbus ternetzi

  2. Tank Size: Opt for a tank of at least 20 gallons for a small school of White Skirt Tetras.

  3. Water Parameters:

    • Temperature: Maintain a range of 72-78°F (22-26°C).
    • pH Level: Keep the water slightly acidic to neutral, ideally between 6.0-7.5.
    • Water Hardness: Soft to moderately hard water is suitable.
  4. Tank Setup:

    • Provide open swimming spaces with a well-decorated aquarium.
    • Use a substrate of fine gravel and include plants, rocks, and driftwood.
    • Ensure a well-filtered tank with moderate water flow.
  5. Diet:

    • White Skirt Tetras are omnivores; offer a diet of high-quality flakes, pellets, and supplement with live or frozen foods like bloodworms and brine shrimp.
  6. Tank Mates:

    • White Skirt Tetras are peaceful; keep them with other small, non-aggressive fish.
    • They thrive in schools, so maintain a group of at least six individuals.
  7. Maintenance:

    • Perform regular water changes (20-30% every 2 weeks) to maintain water quality.
    • Monitor and maintain stable water parameters.
  8. Behavior:

    • White Skirt Tetras are known for their distinctive, flowing fins.
    • They are active swimmers and exhibit schooling behavior.
  9. Compatibility:

    • Compatible with other peaceful community fish.
    • Avoid housing them with overly aggressive or fin-nipping species.
  10. Breeding:

    • White Skirt Tetras may spawn in a well-maintained aquarium with suitable conditions.
    • Provide fine-leaved plants for potential egg deposition.
  11. Health Monitoring:

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

By creating a well-balanced and visually appealing environment, you can enjoy the elegance and social nature of White Skirt Tetras in your aquarium.