Common name: Penguin Tetra
Species name: Thayeria boehlkei
Maximum size: 4cm
Origin: South America.
Company: Penguin Tetras can be kept in community aquariums.
Water parameters: Temperature 24 - 27°C and pH 6.0 – 8.0
Aquarium setup: Penguin Tetras should be kept in a well planted aquarium. Decorate the aquarium with dense vegetation but leave an open space for the fish to swim in the center of the aquarium. They swim in a zig-zag motion with there heads higher than there tail.
Breeding: Penguin Tetras can be bred in aquariums but breeding them is not always easy. Be aware the males produce a large amount of sperm that might ruin the water quality.
Penguin Tetra 5,000 KHR
Common Name Penguin Tetra Scientific Name Thayeria boehlkei Origin South America Max Size 4 cm Community Safe Yes pH Range
Diet Type Omnivore Min Tank Size Small Temperature Range 24 - 27 C Care Level Easy