Roberti Tetra

The-Wolf

Ex-LFS manager/ keeper of over 30 danio species
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Common Name/s: Roberti Tetra, Roberts Tetra

Scientific name: Moenkhausia robertsi

Other scientific names: None.

Family: Characidae.

Origin: South America: Lower Orinoco, Upper Black Amazon.

Maximum Size: 5cm/ 2”

Care: Peat filtration is a must to keep this species thriving. They do best in the 25-27C temp range, with a pH of 6.5 to 7.

Feeding: Like most tetras will eat most anything offered. Loves live foods like bloodworm, daphnia etc.

Sexing and Breeding: Males tend to have a more pronounced dorsal fin, which has a crooked finger shape. Not known to breed in the aquarium

Comments: These tetras are truly stunning and a great peaceful addition to any community aquarium.
 

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