Come to PetSmart for this Skirt Tetra. Great for beginner aquarists, tetras are attractive, hardy fish that come in a variety of colorations and patterns. They are an active, peaceful, schooling fish that mix well with other community fish, and prefer to swim in schools of five or more. Tetras can share their aquarium with other community danios, rasboras, catfish and less aggressive barbs and gouramis.
Features: Active, peaceful schooling fish (5+)
Includes: 1 Fish
Experience Level: Beginner
Swimming Level: Middle
Color: Variety of colors and patterns
Size: Maximum Size 3 in
Diet: Flake, Frozen, Freeze-Dried
Housing: 10+ Gallon Tank. Water Temperature 65-75 degrees F
Learn about the Skirt Tetra
Scientific Name: Gymnocorymbus Ternetzi
Feeding Habits: Live blood worms, glass worms,brine shrimp and tubifex worms. Frozen vegetable diet, daphnia, plankton, beef heart, brine shrimp, glass worms and blood worms. Flake and freeze dried foods also accepted.
Compatibility: Peaceful and schooling with fish of the same size.
Habitat: Bolivia-Paraguay: Moderately decorated with rocks, live plants and driftwood.
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