Bucktooth Tetra

Bucktooth Tetra

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The bucktooth tetra is the only member of the genus Exodon and is a freshwater fish of the characin family of order Characiformes. It is native to South America. Though first described in 1845, it was not imported and distributed by the aquarium trade until 1932. This species is of typical elongated tetra appearance; it is light tan in appearance with two distinct black spots. The dorsal fin is bright red. The name is quite contradictory of the actual fish however, with Bucktooth tetras showing no signs of actual teeth. It grows to a maximum overall length of approximately 12 cm. The fish's natural diet consist of small invertebrates, other fish, and plants. It is not a safe tank mate for fellow tetras because it will eat small fish and it is not a safe tank mate for larger species because it is a notorious lepidophage
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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136780321
  • 9786136780320