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Tetra fish care and aquariums
Tetra is popular tank freshwater fish. The fish are brightly colored, which the fish live in tropical regions. The freshwater fish comes from the family Characidae. Still, a variety of tetra families is available. Tetra includes the Anostomidae. The fish was captured from the lands of South and Central America and is sometimes called Headstanders. If you are searching for tank fish this fish is not ideal for communal tanking. If you already own this fish, he lives best in a non-communal tank.
Theses fellers are known as the Striped Anostomus, which come from South America and grow 6 inches in size. The breed has long pointed snouts, as well as a body shaped like a cylinder. The fish has straight lines, as well as circular ends, which are equivalent in size. The body transversely connects to gold and black stripes, which red dots that extend from top to bottom roots of the fish’s caudal fins. The colors extend leaving the fish lobes neutral. Like the Anostomidae breeds, this fish also swims with his head suspended down. However when the fish darts forward, his head immediately erects. The Anostomus-Anostomus are ideal to resident with larger fish. Anostomus-Anostomus tend to enjoy lettuce, frozen foods, etc. The fish does not demand specific water conditions. However, the water temperature should be at 78 degrees Fahrenheit. This fish requires additional study, since experts are not clear how the fish breeds or sexes.
Chilodus Punctatus commonly known as Pearl Headstander, as well as the Spotted Headstander originates from North South America. The fish grows around 3 ½ inches in size. Chilodus Punctatus has a body that extends grayish and green colors over his body and sets off the colors with rows of brown specks. At a 45-degree horizontal angle, this fish tends to hang his head down. Chilodus Punctatus is a peaceful critter, which is conveniently stored in communal tanks. Chilodus Punctatus feeding habits include all foods, yet you must mix the meals with spinach, lettuce, or other green foods. Chilodus Punctatus prefer reasonably soft water conditions, as well as slight acidy water. The water temperature should be around 80 degrees Fahrenheit. The female specie tends to weigh more than the male counterpart does. The fish breeds similar to the Characins, yet the eggs are brownish in color. The fish will lay around 200 eggs, which the fry or offspring are hard to nurture.
Lebiasinidae are similar to the Characins family. However, the fish has a lower jaw line, which does not include teeth. The South American fish has some of the prettiest relatives which habitat in tank water. The fish has an extended body. In addition, the Lebiasinidae is commonly known as the Pencilfishes, which methodically the fish has a classification to its kin as being one of the most disordered fishes in tank water. This particular species is named in the Genus specimen, which the fish is said to change color patterns frequently.
The Nannostomus Beckfordi species are commonly referred to as the Golden Pencilfish, or Beckford’s Pencilfish. The fish originated from British Guiana, and Amazon Basin. Nannostomus Beckfordi grows 1 ¾ in size and has an extended body, which golden brown tints navigate through a top to bottom black stripes of edgy gold or red patterns. The fish changes color during night hours. This peaceful specie is ideal for communal tanks, which its hardy nature prefers reasonably soft waters, and will tolerate reasonably hard water. Neutral to insignificant acidy waters are acceptable as well. The water temperature should remain at 80 degrees Fahrenheit.
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