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Bleeding Heart tetra


Species: Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma
Common Name: Bleeding Heart tetra
Size: Up to 2.5" (6 cm)
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: Upper Amazon River basin.
Min Tank Size: 20 gallon for a school.
Diet: Omnivorous: Will accept Flakes, Frozen and live foods. Provide a varied diet for best color.
Behavior: Peaceful schooler, Keep more than 6.
Water: 73 to 82°F (23-28°C) Soft to hard. dH range: 3.0 - 12.0, pH : 5.6 - 7.2
Care: Easy after acclimation.
Communities: Good
Suitability: Good, fin nipping may become a problem.

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