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Blue Tetra Description: An extremely active shoaling fish. This species is best maintained in groups of six or more in a large tank. It is generally peaceful in proper setups, but it may nip the fins of other fish (this is most often seen during feeding). Do not keep this species with fish that have long, flowing fins, or fish that are easily intimidated by more active species. In small or crowded aquaria, the Cochu's Blue Tetra will get frustrated and likely become aggressive towards other species of fish. Normal aggression in this species, which is generally limited to mild chasing and nipping, will be displayed almost exclusively to conspecifics (and not other species) in appropriate setups.
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The Cochu's Blue Tetra (Boehlkea fredcochui) is also commonly called the Blue Tetra. It is one of the smaller tetras and is not as widely available in the U.S. as in some other parts of the world. They need to be kept in schools like other tetras with a 20 to 30 gallon being about the smallest fish tank size to start with. They look great in heavily planted tanks.I was later told by a few friends that Blue Tetras are bad fin nippers. Now I'm wondering if the damage was done by my other fish or were they done by the Tetras themselves. ?? So far they seem to be doing ok in the seperate tank. A couple of the initial badly beaten up ones died. A couple days afterwards, I saw some at a great deal and picked up ten more. ...Am I asking for more trouble? ...Or would these guys eventually make ok planted tank fish?The Cochu's Blue Tetra gets to be about 1.6 inches (4.1 cm) and they are generally considered easy to care for in the home aquarium. Like other tetras they can become fin nippers but keeping them in groups may help to limit the amount of fin nipping in your fish tank.I've only one "Koi" Angel in my planted tank. I may decide to remove it so I may place the Blue tetras back in. ...Can't be my Puntius d. barbs (roseline barbs) could they? They're supposedly peaceful fish. I know it can't be my aeneus corys or my small bristlenose plecos.Fantastic tetra, I have 20 of these in my tank. They are a beautiful shoaling fish and if fed a healthy diet their fins become brite red and the spine turns a blue/greeny colour., also known as the Cochu's blue tetra is a of . Its natural is in the . It is commonly kept as an fish. This species has most likely not been seen in the hobby for many years."Cochus' blue tetras are a commonly available fish. Despite their beauty we do not normally carry nor recommend these fish, I have found them to be extremely aggressive & capable of harassing even considerably larger fish to death. If you do intend to have a go with them I can easily get them for you, but I would recommend you keep them in a species tank."Has to be one of the most popular of the tetras. This freshwater fish is a very pretty blue and red and appears iridescent. Take your time when acclimating this fish to your tank.