Difference between revisions of "Rachoviscus crassiceps"

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|sexing=:Mature females will have a fuller belly and are smaller than males. he males have hooklets and white edged fins.
 
|tank_compatibility=:Must be kept in the company of its own in groups of 8 or more. These are generally peaceful fish that should be kept with equally peaceful similar sized fish such as [[Dwarf Gourami]]s and [[Corydoras]].
 
|diet=:Will take most foods including pellets and flake, as well as live/frozen foods such as [[brine shrimp]] and [[daphnia]].
 
|feeding_regime=:Feed once or twice a day.
 
|environment_specifics=:Likes a spacious tank with some dense planting with hiding places and open swimming space. Dark coloured substrate really brings out their colouration and they don't appreciate bright lighting.
 
|behaviour=:A peaceful shoaling fish.
 
|identification=:The Gold Tetras are typical Tetra in shape and have a rounded blunt snout. The colouration of this fish is tan or gold, and is glittered with many gold flecks that reflect in the light.
 
  
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== Sexing ==
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:Mature females will have a fuller belly and are smaller than males. he males have hooklets and white edged fins.
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== Tank compatibility ==
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:Must be kept in the company of its own in groups of 8 or more. These are generally peaceful fish that should be kept with equally peaceful similar sized fish such as [[Dwarf Gourami]]s and [[Corydoras]].
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== Diet ==
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:Will take most foods including pellets and flake, as well as live/frozen foods such as [[brine shrimp]] and [[daphnia]].
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 +
     
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== Feeding regime ==
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:Feed once or twice a day.
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 +
     
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== Environment specifics ==
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:Likes a spacious tank with some dense planting with hiding places and open swimming space. Dark coloured substrate really brings out their colouration and they don't appreciate bright lighting.
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 +
     
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== Behaviour ==
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:A peaceful shoaling fish.
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== Identification ==
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:The Gold Tetras are typical Tetra in shape and have a rounded blunt snout. The colouration of this fish is tan or gold, and is glittered with many gold flecks that reflect in the light.
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|Category=Fish, Fish (Freshwater), Characins, Tetras
 
|Category=Fish, Fish (Freshwater), Characins, Tetras

Latest revision as of 03:23, 13 December 2017

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Emperor Tetra

Rachoviscus crassiceps

57 Litres (15 US G.)

3-3.9 cm (1.2-1.5")

sg

Freshwater

pH

5.6 - 7.2

20 -25 °C (68-77°F)

5-18 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

4-6 years

Family

Characidae




Sexing[edit | edit source]

Mature females will have a fuller belly and are smaller than males. he males have hooklets and white edged fins.


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

Must be kept in the company of its own in groups of 8 or more. These are generally peaceful fish that should be kept with equally peaceful similar sized fish such as Dwarf Gouramis and Corydoras.


Diet[edit | edit source]

Will take most foods including pellets and flake, as well as live/frozen foods such as brine shrimp and daphnia.


Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Feed once or twice a day.


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Likes a spacious tank with some dense planting with hiding places and open swimming space. Dark coloured substrate really brings out their colouration and they don't appreciate bright lighting.


Behaviour[edit | edit source]

A peaceful shoaling fish.


Identification[edit | edit source]

The Gold Tetras are typical Tetra in shape and have a rounded blunt snout. The colouration of this fish is tan or gold, and is glittered with many gold flecks that reflect in the light.

Pictures[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]