Crystal Red Tetra (Hyphessobrycon haraldschultzi)
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Crystal Red Tetra
76 Litres (20 US G.)
2.5-3.6cm (1-1.4 ")
6.0 - 7.0
22 -26 °C (71.6-78.8°F)
- Crystal Red Tetra
Additional scientific names
- Hemigrammus haraldschultzi
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Location where this animal is found in the wild.
- Mature females will have a fuller thicker body than males.
- 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, nor with any slow swimming fish with long fins as they may be fin nipped.
- Will take most foods including flake, pellet and live/frozen foods.
- Feed once or twice a day.
- Appreciate a mature spacious tank with both dense planting and open swimming space.
- A peaceful mid-swimming shoaling fish.
- This Tetra looks like a cross between a Serpae Tetra and X-Ray Tetra, the body is red-orange in colour with a dark spot behind the gill plate. The dorsal fin has a large dark spot with the tip and base white. The anal and pectoral fins are edged in white.
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