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Colletti Tetra


Species: Moenkhausia collettii
Common Name: Colletti Tetra
Size: Up to 2 inches (5 cm)
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: Amazon basin from Peru to the Guianas.
Min Tank Size: 15 Long minimum.
Diet: Omnivorous: Wide range of foods accepted, preferably live.
Behavior: Peaceful shoalers.
Water: Water Chemistry not critical, 73 -81°F (23 27°C) pH 5.6-7.2 dH range: 5 - 15
Care: Thickly planted aquarium, an open swimming area and subdued lighting.
Communities: Good for communities without overactive members.
Suitability: Intermediate

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