Buenos Aires Tetra

Live FishSKU: BUENOS-AIRES-TETRA1

Quantity?: Single (1)
Price:
Sale price£1.99

Description

Buenos Aires Tetra

Buenos Aires Tetra are a lively, slightly aggressive fish that live in freshwater aquariums. The fish are very hardy so great for first-time fish keepers. They can be fin-nippers, so a little care must be taken when choosing co-inhabitants.The Buenos Aires tetra will thrive in tanks with plenty of space to swim.

The Buenos Aires tetra originates from its namesake, South America. They are found in South America in the La Plata region of Argentina, Paraguay, and southeastern Brazil where they are commonly found in rivers, ponds, lakes, and streams.

Please be aware that the image is for illustration purposes only. We are unable to guarantee the size, colour, sex or age of the fishes you are purchasing. If you have any questions regarding livestock please contact us. To minimise stress we are unable to hand pick specific fish. Lifespan is an estimate based on optimum conditions.


Features

Approx. size: 1-2cm
Maximum size: 6cm

Origin: South America
Ideal number kept together: 5+

If you need to calculate the maximum stocking capacity of your pond or aquarium click here.


Water conditions

pH: 5.5-8.5
Hardness: 18-357 ppm
Temperature: 16–28 °C


Ease of care
Easy. These warm water fish are great for hobbyist just starting to look after tropical freshwater fishes.

Diet
The main food we recommend would be tropical fish flake. Occasional live or frozen food can be given as a treat.

Compatibility
Community with no long fined fish.


Breeding/ Sex

Moderate. Egg layer. They have special requirements that will need to be researched. Males are more colourful and females are usually slimmer.


In stock orders placed before 2pm will be despatched on the same working day (not including palletised items, pond plants or fibreglass ponds).

Pre-orders are shipped once we have the stock available and will be shipped using the service chosen at checkout.

All services are working day services and do not include delivery on Saturdays and Sundays or public holidays as standard. Deliveries are usually Monday to Friday only, although some Royal Mail items may be delivered on weekends as standard if the service is available in your area.

 SERVICE  SPEND  COST
 Packet/Courier items    
 Royal Mail (2-3 days)  £0.00-£49.99 £2.99
 Royal Mail Next Day (1-2 days)  £0.00-£49.99 £4.99
 Parcelforce 24 (1 day)  £0.00-£49.99 £7.99
 Parcelforce 24 (1 day)  £50 and up FREE
     
 Pallets (booked in)  aquariums / bulky items  

 Pallets Standard (3-5 days)

 - FREE

 Pallets Express (1-2 days)

 - £39.99

 

*EXCLUDED ITEMS  extra delivery fees apply:
 Fibreglass Ponds (booked in)    

 Zone 1 (7-10 days)

 - £79.99
 Zone 2 (7-14 days)  - £149.99
 Zone 3 (7-21 days)  - £249.99
Pond Plants (direct from grower)
All pond plants (3-10 days) one-off fee regardless of order size/value £5.99

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