Boulenger's Featherfin Tetra (Bryconaethiops boulengeri)
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Boulenger's Featherfin Tetra
208 Litres (55 US G.)
15-25 cm (5.9-9.8")
7.0 - 8.0
22 -27 °C (71.6-80.6°F)
- Boulenger's Featherfin Tetra
Additional scientific names
- Bryconaethiops microstoma boulengeri
Origin[edit | edit source]
- Found in Africa's Congo River basin.
Sexing[edit | edit source]
- Males have more colour to them, their anal and pectoral fins will have a pink hue to them.
Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]
- A large but peaceful shoaling fish that do best in groups of 5 or more, keep with similar sized peaceful fish.
Diet[edit | edit source]
- Will accept most foods including pellets and flake as well as live/frozen food such as bloodworm and daphnia.
Feeding regime[edit | edit source]
- Feed once or twice a day.
Environment specifics[edit | edit source]
- Require a large and long tank as they are active fish. Plenty of open swimming space should be provided with some hiding places in tall plants and bogwood.
Behaviour[edit | edit source]
- Fast swimming and active shoaling fish.
Identification[edit | edit source]
- An elongate and chunky fish with a forked caudal fin. They have a silver body with bold black lateral line markings which are not solid. Fins are generally translucent.
Pictures[edit | edit source]
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- Fishbase (Mirrors: )