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Blue Emperor Tetra Inpaichthys kerri
Category: Characins - Community
Price: £4.95 each
Discount: No discounts available
Stock: 25 in stock
Further information can be found below:
|Male or Female||Cannot be sexed|
|Water conditions:||These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.0 and Neutral|
|Volume Discount:||No discounts available|
Inpaichthys kerri (Blue Emperor Tetra)
Males are larger and have a purplish-blue colour, while the females are smaller and lack the blue. Both sexes have a dark band running through the eyes and along the flanks to the tail. When properly cared for, the males are a luminous blue that can be most striking.
This species of often mistakenly sold as the emperor tetra, Nematobrycon palmeri.
Fish information (behaviour and breeding):
A schooling fish that tends to stay close to the substrate unless the aquarium is thickly planted. It looks its best when kept in tanks where the water is filtered through peat or has blackwater extract added. Not considered to be a hardy fish, this species is only recommended for use in mature tanks with the quietest tankmates.
Further fish details are shown below:
|Size||4 cm (m); 3 cm (f)|
|Water Parameters||Soft, acid water essential for long-term health|