Scientific Name: Hemigrammus caudovittatus
Ease of Care: Easy
Approximate Arrival Size: 1 to 2 inches
Approximate Full Size: 3 inches
Native Region: South America
This is a hardy, active, and popular Tetra. Growing to about 3 inches in length, the Albino Buenos Aires Tetra has a mix of orange, pink, and red coloring with a distinctive red eye. The fins may have some yellow coloration, with the males showing more intense colors. This Tetra will eat plants so care should be taken if placed in a Planted Aquarium. Tetras are one of the standard fish of the aquarium. Schooling fish, they will do best when there are more than 3 fish in the school. Generally peaceful, they can match up with just about any other type of fish that is not large enough to eat them.