Aphyocharax anisitsi
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Aphyocharax anisitsi

Common Names: Bloodfin Tetra
Family: Characidae
Category: Characins
Distribution: America - South; Argentina, South America.
Main Ecosystem: River; River
Temperament: Schooling; Peaceful, Should be kept in schools.
Diet: Carnivore; Carnivore
Care: Very easy to keep. Feed flakes. Plant the tank with Valisneria, leaving enough swimming room. Although the Bloodfin can be kept in an unheated tank, this is not recommended as its colour will lighten.
6 - 8
18°C - 28°C
64°F - 82°F
2 dH - 30 dH
Potential Size: Male: 5.5cm (2.2")
Female: 5.5cm (2.2")
Water Region: Middle; Middle
Activity: Diurnal; Diurnal
Gender: The males have a small hook on their anal fin.
Breeding: Easy to breed. Remove the parents after spawning.
Comments: An excellent choice for community tanks and begginers. The Bloodfin is tolerant and long lived.
Main Colours: Silver, Red
Markings: Not Specified
Mouth: Normal
Tail: Concave
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Submitted By: Adam
Contributors: lancet
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