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Blue Emperor Tetra

Blue Emperor Tetra
  • Tropical Fish Temperament
  • Passive
  • Semi-Aggressive
  • Aggressive
Blue Emperor Tetra
Inpaichthys kerri

How hard are they to keep?
We would class this fish as an easy care level

What is its maximum size?

Where are they from?
They originate from Rio Aipuanae and Rio Madeira Basins, Brazil.

How many can I keep?
Best kept in groups of 5 or more.

What are the ideal water conditions?
Ideal water conditions are slightly acidic to neutral soft water. Temperature 24-27°c. PH 5.5 - 7.5

What do you feed them?
They are omnivores and will eat a variety of foods. Feed a varied diet of frozen, freeze dried and flake foods.

How compatible is it with other fish?
A peaceful community fish.

How do you breed them?
Females are less colourful and have deeper bodies. The males adipose fin is blue while the females are red.
Prepare a breeding tank with soft acidic water, fine leaved plants or spawning mops and condition the males and females separately. When the females are full of eggs, select the plumpest female and most colourful male and place them in the breeding tank in the evening. Spawning should happen the next morning. Then remove the fish before they can eat the eggs and the fry should hatch in 20-48 hours. Feed with infusoria at first and then newly hatched brineshrimp.

These fish are currently fed
Fish Science Tropical Fish Food  (Click here)

Price Each: £2.55
Quantity Price Each
5+ Items £2.30
10+ Items £2.10