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Hyphessobrycon werneri


Species: Hyphessobrycon werneri
Common Name: Werner's Tetra
Size: Up to 1.25 inches (3.2 cm)
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: Brazil, Guamá River basin.
Min Tank Size: 15 gallons or larger for schools.
Diet: Omnivorous, will accept most flake foods, frozen, live and freeze-dried.
Behavior: Active and peaceful schooling fish, should be kept in groups of 6 or more.
Water: Water Chemistry not critical, prefers soft acidic water. temperature 72 - 81°F (22 – 27°C) pH 5.6-7.0 dH range: 7 - 20
Care: Medium, keep in schools.
Communities: Excellent, with similar sized and active fish.
Suitability: Good, with care.

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