Tetras | Albino Buenos Aires Tetra

Tetras | Albino Buenos Aires Tetra

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(Please note that the fish shown in the photo is only a representative of what an adult specimen would look like. The color may vary based on the age and sex of the fish you receive.)

Scientific Name: Hyphessobrycon anisitsi

Common Name: Albino Buenos Aires Tetra, Diamond Spot Tetra

Adult Size: 3 inches

Life Expectancy:  5 - 6 years

Habitat: South America

Minimum Tank Size: 25 gallons

Ideal Tank Conditions:

  • Temperature Range: 64 - 82°F
  • pH Range: 7.0 - 8.3
  • Water Hardness: 12 - 30

    Temperament: Semi-aggressive

    Diet & Nutrition: An omnivore - provide a varied diet with live food, frozen food and they should accept flake food. They will eat live plants too. You may see more territorial aggression from them around feeding time.

    Breeding & Spawning: They have been bred in captivity and are egg layers. They will scatter eggs in plants and they should hatch in 24 hours. Adult fish may eat the eggs.

    Gender: The males have brighter, red fins, sometimes tending towards yellow. The female is fuller-bodied with a more rounded stomach.