Family: Characidae
Species:

Hemigrammus unilineatus

Common Name:

Featherfin Tetra, Crystal Tetra

Size: Up to 2 inches (5.3 cm)
Habitat: South and Central America: River basins of Trinidad, coastal river basins of Venezuela, rivers of Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana; Amazon and Guaporé River basins.
Min Tank Size: 20 gallon long 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. Can be timid
Water: Water Chemistry not critical, temperature 73 – 82°F (23 – 28°C) pH 6.0-7.5 dH range: 5 – 20
Care: Medium, keep in schools. Likes a well-planted aquarium with lots of hiding places.
Communities: Excellent, with similar sized and active fish.
Suitability: Good, with care.
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