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White Skirt Tetras, also known as Gymnocorymbus ternetzi are an elegant and captivating addition to your freshwater aquarium. With their graceful appearance and striking white skirts, these tetras bring a touch of beauty and charm to any aquatic setup. Enhance your aquarium with these stunning fish and enjoy the serene and lively display they provide.
Care Guide: White Skirt Tetras require specific care to thrive and display their full splendor. Follow these guidelines to provide the optimal conditions for their health and well-being:
Tank Setup: Provide a spacious aquarium with a minimum size of 20 gallons to accommodate a small group of White Skirt Tetras. A larger tank is recommended for a larger group. Ensure the tank has plenty of swimming space and provide hiding spots with live plants, rocks, or driftwood.
Water Parameters: White Skirt Tetras prefer slightly acidic to neutral water conditions. Aim for a pH range of 6.5-7.5. The water temperature should be kept between 72-80°F (22-27°C). Maintain good water quality through regular water changes and use a reliable filtration system.
Tank Mates: White Skirt Tetras are peaceful and can be kept with a variety of freshwater fish species. However, avoid housing them with fin-nipping or aggressive fish. Good tank mates include peaceful community fish like tetras, rasboras, gouramis, or peaceful bottom-dwelling species.
Feeding: White Skirt Tetras are omnivorous and have a hearty appetite. Offer a varied diet consisting of high-quality flakes or pellets as their staple food. Supplement their diet with live or frozen foods such as brine shrimp, bloodworms, or daphnia to provide additional nutrients and mimic their natural feeding behaviors.
Behavior and Maintenance: White Skirt Tetras are active and shoaling fish. Keep them in groups of at least six individuals to promote natural behavior and reduce stress. Regularly monitor their behavior and observe any signs of stress, disease, or aggression. Perform regular water changes to maintain excellent water quality.
Breeding: White Skirt Tetras can breed in the aquarium under the right conditions. Provide suitable spawning sites such as fine-leaved plants or a spawning mop. The female will scatter adhesive eggs, and the parents should be removed after spawning to prevent egg predation.
Experience the beauty and elegance of White Skirt Tetras in your aquarium. Order now and enjoy the serene and lively display these captivating fish bring to your aquatic world. Whether you’re a seasoned aquarist or a beginner, White Skirt Tetras are sure to bring grace and charm to your freshwater aquarium, providing endless fascination and enjoyment.
Name: White Skirt Tetra
Science Name: Gymnocorymbus ternetzi
Max Size: 2″
pH: 5.8 – 8.5
Temperature: 68-79F° (20-26°C)
Care Level: Easy
Life Expectancy: 5 Years
Minimum Tank Size Recommended: 10 Gallons
Groups: Recommended in groups 6+ / Thrives in groups 8+
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