Leopold's Tetra (Astyanax leopoldi)
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95 Litres (25 US G.)
5.1-5.6cm (2-2.2 ")
6.0 - 7.0
23.3-26.7°C (74 -80 °F)
Sexing[edit | edit source]
- Not easy to sex, females will be fuller in the belly.
Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]
- A peaceful shoaling fish that must be kept in groups of 6 or more. Do not keep them with anything predatory.
Diet[edit | edit source]
- This fish wil accept most foods including pellet and flake, spirulina, brine shrimp and daphnia and they may also nibble on blanched vegetables.
Feeding regime[edit | edit source]
- Feed once or twice a day.
Environment specifics[edit | edit source]
- They should have a spacious tank with plenty of open swimming space and some current, décor in the form of bogwood and driftwood branches and some planting is appreciated.
Behaviour[edit | edit source]
- A very active shoaling fish.
Identification[edit | edit source]
- With a body shape similar to the more often seen Serpae Tetra, this fish is pale and iridescent gold in colour, the body is almost translucent, and there is a darker marking on the caudal peduncle. The eye has red above it.
Pictures[edit | edit source]
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- Fishbase (Mirrors: )