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Scientific Name: Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi
Common Name: Black Neon Tetra, Black Neons
Size: 1.5 inches
Lifespan: 3 - 5 years
Origin / Habitat: South America, Brazil
Aquarium Size: 20 gallon minimum (schooling fish)
Ideal Water Conditions:
Temperament: Very peaceful and best kept in a small school (shoal) of 6 or more.
Diet / Foods: An omnivore - provide a varied diet with live food, frozen food and they should accept flake food.
Breeding: Have been bred in captivity and are egg layers.
Gender: Can be difficult to determine, female may be more full bodied
Compatible Tank Mates: See Compatibility Chart