Georgett's Tetra (Hyphessobrycon georgettae)

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Georgett's Tetra

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Georgett's Tetra

Hyphessobrycon georgettae

76 Litres (20 US G.)

2.5-4.1cm (1-1.6 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.0 - 7.0

23 -27 °C (73.4-80.6°F)

2-12 °d

2:3 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

3-8 years

Family

Characidae



Additional names

Georgett's Tetra, Georgis Tetra

Additional scientific names

Hyphessobrycon georgetti, Hemigrammus georgettae


Origin

South America: Suriname.

Sexing

Mature females will have a fuller thicker body than males.

Tank compatibility

A peaceful shoaling fish, keep in groups of 6 or more. Does well with other peaceful community fish, do not keep with aggressive or predatory fish.

Diet

Will take most foods including flake, pellet and live/frozen foods.

Feeding regime

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment Specifics

Appreciate a mature spacious tank with both dense planting and open swimming space.

Behaviour

A peaceful mid-swimming shoaling fish.

Identification

Similar in body shape to the Cardinal Tetra, however, this fish is translucent with the spine and stomach visible. There is glittering iridescence on the body and fins.

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