how to spawn Columbia Tetra fish.

Columbia tetra fish originated from the South American region of Columbia, Brazil, Argentina and Venezuela.



Columbia Tetra is an omnivorous fish. This fish is classified as a large fish because the body of this fish can reach a length of about 15 cm.


in its maintenance this fish should not be mixed with smaller types of fish. This is because Columbia Tetra will always attack small fish.

The temperature for rearing Columbia tetra is around 25 to 28 degrees Celsius, a pH of around 6.5 to 7 and a hardness level of 10 to 12 dH.

the difference between male fish and female fish is that the female fish body is fatter and bigger than male fish.

the fish broodstock can be kept in one pond need not be maintained separately.

the size of the fish pond used is 1 m2, it can accommodate 100 fishes.

the ratio between male fish and female fish is 1: 4 and the spawning can be done together.


into the maintenance container needs to be given a substrate of aquatic plants, eggs are usually attached to the roots of aquatic plants.

the egg can be removed or taken from the container the following morning.

or it could not be an egg removed from a container, but a parent fish.

water level for hatching eggs is not too high enough 10-15 cm.

after 2 days Usually the eggs will start to hatch into larvae, these larvae will start swimming after the age of 4 days.

to maintain larvae that are still very sensitive water changes must be done carefully.

Substitution of water should be done after fish larvae can swim or larvae have grown large around the age of 7-10 days.

feed for larvae should be infusoria. after 3 days the larvae can be fed filtered water fleas.

a week later the fish can be given large fleas. then fish can be fed with silk worms.

the size of the fish can be sold around 2.2 cm or the fish is 2.5 months old.

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