Bloodfin tetra

Bloodfin Tetras are extremely hardy, making them well suited to a novice fish keeper.

The Bloodfin tetra lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 8.0, dH range: 30 environment.

Bloodfin Tetras in a community tank. More

The Bloodfin Tetra is one of the time tested favorites in the aquarium hobby. A school of these attractive fishes is a pretty sight! The Bloodfin Tetra is a good schooling fish and likes to be active. More

The Bloodfin Tetra is a mainstay of the freshwater fish hobby and for good reason. They have silver bodies with an almost greenish hue (depending on the aquarium lighting) and red fins. More

The Bloodfin Tetra is a hearty fish, suitable for the community aquarium and novice aquarist. They are easy to maintain, and can even be kept in an unheated tank (though this is not recommended as their colors will fade). More

The Glass Bloodfin Tetra, Prionobrama filigera is a medium size tetra, growing to a maximum size of about 6 cm, although they are usually smaller than this. The Glass Bloodfin is easier to keep and breed than many tetras. More

Bloodfin tetras can be kept in an unheated tank but it will dull the coloration. Tetras are happiest in groups of six or more. More

bloodfin tetra Bloodfin Tetra (Aphyocharax Anisitsi)The Blood Fin Tetra, or the Bloodfins as I’m going to call them, belong to the Aphyocharax Anisitsi genus and can be found mostly in Argentina (Rio Parana) in South America. More

The Bloodfin Tetra is an excellent community species that grows to approximately two inches in length. Like most tetras, they are most comfortable in a group of six or more. More

The bloodfin tetra is a popular fish for aquarium owners of all skill and experience levels. More

Bloodfin Tetra, found in the Kakada River, a tributary of the Caura River. More

Bloodfin TetraBloodfins are shoaling fish which swim mainly in the upper and middle layers of the aquarium, ideally there should be at least 6 together at any time. More

Bloodfin Tetra Information Search Gallery Bloodfin Tetra Aphyocharax anisitsi The Bloodfin Tetra originates from the Parana River basin of Argentina in South America. More

Common names

Aphyocharax anisitsi in French (français)
Blood fins tetra in English
bloodfin in English
Bloodfin tetra in English
Colita colorada in Spanish (español)
Mojarrita in Spanish (español)
Pequira in Portuguese (Português)
Punaevä in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Pykú in Guarani (Avañe'ẽ)
Qırmızıüzgəcli tetra in Azerbaijani (azərbaycan dili)
Rödfena in Swedish (Svenska)
Rotflossensalmler in German (Deutsch)
Rødfinne in Danish (dansk)
Tetra červenoplutvá in Slovak (slovenčina)
True bloodfin in English
Zwawik czerwieniak in Polish (polski)
Zwawik czewony in Polish (polski)
安氏細脂鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
安氏细脂鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
紅鰭細脂鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
红鳍细脂鲤 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Characiformes
Family : Characidae
Genus : Aphyocharax
Species : Aphyocharax anisitsi
Authority : Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903