Tetra | Flame Tetra
Tetra | Flame Tetra

Tetra | Flame Tetra

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Scientific Name: Hyphessobrycon flammeus

Common Name: Von Rio Tetra, Fire Tetra, Red Tetra

Adult Size: 1.6 inches

Life Expectancy: 3 - 5 years

Habitat: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Minimum Tank Size: 10 gallon

Ideal Tank Conditions: 

  • Temperature Range: 73.0 to 82.0° F 
  • pH Range:  6.5 to 7.0
  • Hardness Range: 3 - 15

    Temperament: Peaceful

    Diet & Nutrition: Omnivore, will generally eat all kinds of live, fresh, and flake foods. To keep a good balance, give them a high quality flake food every day. Feed brine shrimp (either live or frozen) or blood worms as a treat.

    Breeding & Spawning: Egg layers; breeding is not particularly difficult, however, females are often disinterested in spawning.

    Gender: The male has a blood-red anal fin while the female's is lighter and sometimes yellow. The black tip on the pectoral fin is seen only on the female.

    Compatible Tank Mates: See Compatibility Chart


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