Socolof's Tetra (Gymnocorymbus bondi)

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Socolof's Tetra

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Socolof's Tetra

Gymnocorymbus bondi

57 Litres (15 US G.)

4-5 cm (1.6-2")

sg

Freshwater

pH

5.5 - 6.5

22.2-25°C (72 -77 °F)

0-6 °d

1:2 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years

Family

Characidae



Additional names

Socolof's Tetra

Additional scientific names

Gymnocorymbus socolofi


Origin

Sexing

Males are more vibrant in colour.

Tank compatibility

A peaceful community fish that should be kept in groups of 6 or more. Keep with other peaceful community fish, but nothing too active and nothing boisterous.

Diet

Will accept most foods including pellet and flake as well as live/frozen food such as daphnia and brine shrimp.

Feeding regime

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment Specifics

Keep in a spacious tank that is dimly lit with floating plants and plenty of hiding places with some open swimming space.

Behaviour

A shy peaceful shoaling community fish.

Identification

An oval-shaped fish whose flanks are mostly silver with some blue iridescence, the fins are mostly translucent.

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