Common Name(s)
Buenos Aires tetra
Scientific Name
Hyphessobrycon anisitsi
Family
Characidae
Origin
Parana river system in Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina. Also in the Uruguay river system in Uruguay and Brazil
Temperament
Peaceful, except when not kept in a sufficient sized school
Maximum Size
2.8 inches
Minimum Tank Size
20g long
Tank Setup
Nothing in particular
Tank Region
Middle-top
Diet
Omnivore, unfussy about what it eats.
Breeding
Egg-scatterer. Doesn’t take care of it’s young.
Compatibility
Not with slow-moving or shy fish.
Ease of Keeping
Easy
Care
pH: Doesn't matter; Temperature: 61-75 Fahrenheit
Hyphessobrycon_anisitsi.jpg

By Nick Sc. - Own work., CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=16054117

Males are brighter colored and a little smaller than females.

A schooling fish, so should be kept in groups of 6+ of their own species.