Cochu's blue tetra

As for other schooling characins, the blue tetra should always be kept in groups of at least 6.

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The Cochu's blue tetra lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 8.0, dH range: 5 - 12 environment.

The Cochu's blue tetra or blue tetra, Boehlkea fredcochui, is a species of characin and the only member of its genus. Its natural range is in the Amazon Basin. It is commonly kept as an aquarium fish. More

Cochu's Blue Tetra ; Microbrycon cochui Species Type Species / Type: Community types almost always require a medium to large group of fish of similar species to be happy. More

(Also Known As: Cochu's Blue Tetra ; Microbrycon cochui) Buenos Aires Tetra Type: Community Cave Tetra Type: Community (Also Known As: Blind Cave Tetra) More

Common names

Blå Peru-tetra in Danish (dansk)
Blauer Perusalmler in German (Deutsch)
Blue tetra in English
Cochu's blue tetra in English
Mojarita in Spanish (español)
Moskitotetra in Swedish (Svenska)
Sinitetra in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Tetra azul in Spanish (español)

Order : Characiformes
Family : Characidae
Genus : Boehlkea
Species : Boehlkea fredcochui
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