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Boehlkea fredcochui


Family: Characidae
Species: Boehlkea fredcochui
Common Name: Blue Tetra, Cochus Blue Tetra.
Size: Up to 1.6 in (4.0 cm)
Habitat: South America: Amazon River basin.
Min Tank Size: 30 gallon.
Diet: Omnivorous: will accept Flakes, Frozen and live foods. Supplement with some plant based food.
Behavior: Peaceful, active always out front. May nip slower fish with long fins.
Water: 71 -79°F (22 26°C) Soft to medium hard, dh range 5-12, pH : 6.0 - 8.0
Care: Easy, should be kept in schools of 6 or more.
Communities: Excellent.
Suitability: Good.

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