Buenos Aires tetra

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Buenos Aires tetra
Hyphessobrycon anisitsi.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae
Genus: Hyphessobrycon
Species: H. anisitsi
Binomial name
Hyphessobrycon anisitsi
(C. H. Eigenmann in Eigenmann & Ogle, 1907)

The Buenos Aires tetra (Hyphessobrycon anisitsi) is a tropical fish from South America. It swims in shoals.


An aquarium subject for over 60 years, the Buenos Aires tetra is a metallic-coloured fish, with red-tipped fins and a black marking on the dorsal fin. It is also a large tetra, growing to 7 cm.


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