Sky Blue Tetra
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Sky Blue Tetra, also known as Tyttocharax cochui, a stunning and captivating species that will add a touch of elegance to your freshwater aquarium. With its shimmering blue coloration and graceful movements, the Sky Blue Tetra is sure to mesmerize aquarists of all levels. Originating from the tributaries of the Amazon basin in South America, these peaceful fish thrive in shoals and make a beautiful addition to community aquariums. Experience the beauty of the Sky Blue Tetra and enhance the tranquility of your aquatic environment today.

Care Guide: To ensure the health and well-being of your Sky Blue Tetras, follow these care guidelines:

Aquarium Setup:

  • Provide a spacious aquarium with plenty of swimming space and hiding spots, such as plants, driftwood, and caves.
  • Use a dark substrate to enhance the coloration of the fish and create a natural-looking environment.

Water Parameters:

  • Temperature: Keep the water temperature between 72-78°F (22-26°C).
  • pH Level: Maintain a pH level between 6.0-7.5.
  • Water Hardness: Aim for moderate hardness with a range of 5-15 dGH.


  • Sky Blue Tetras are omnivores and will accept a variety of foods.
  • Feed them a balanced diet consisting of high-quality flake or pellet food, as well as frozen or live foods such as bloodworms, brine shrimp, and daphnia.
  • Offer small, frequent feedings to ensure they receive adequate nutrition.

Behavior and Compatibility:

  • Sky Blue Tetras are peaceful and social fish that thrive in shoals of six or more individuals.
  • They are compatible with other small, peaceful species such as other tetras, rasboras, and small catfish.
  • Avoid housing them with aggressive or fin-nipping species.


  • Perform regular water changes to maintain water quality and remove debris.
  • Use a gravel vacuum to clean the substrate and remove excess waste.
  • Monitor water parameters regularly using test kits and adjust as needed.


  • Sky Blue Tetras are egg scatterers and will spawn readily in a well-maintained aquarium.
  • Provide them with spawning mops or fine-leaved plants for egg deposition.
  • Raise the temperature slightly and perform small, frequent water changes to trigger spawning.

Note: Sky Blue Tetras are a delightful and colorful addition to any freshwater aquarium. With their shimmering blue coloration and peaceful demeanor, they bring a touch of beauty and tranquility to any aquascape. Provide them with a suitable environment and a varied diet, and they will reward you with their stunning presence and graceful movements.

Experience the beauty of the Sky Blue Tetra in your aquarium today. Order now and add a splash of color to your underwater world.



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