Family: Characidae

Hemigrammus pulcher

Common Name:

Pretty Tetra, Garnet Tetra

Size: 2 in (5 cm)
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: Peruvian section of the Amazon River.
Min Tank Size: 15 gallons or larger for schools.
Diet: Omnivorous, Flake frozen or live.
Behavior: Peaceful schooling species.
Water: Temperature 74 – 81°F (23-27°C), dH range: 5.0 – 12.0, pH : 5.0 – 6.0
Care: No special water considerations needed. Just good aquarium maintenance habits as needed with all fish.
Communities: Excellent with other small calm species.
Suitability: Excellent.

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