Purple Tetra, Rio Meta Tetra
|Size:||Up to 1.5 inches (4.0 cm)|
|Habitat:||SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia and Venezuela, Orinoco 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 – 78°F (22 – 26°C) pH 5.8-6.2 dH range: 4- 8|
|Care:||Medium, keep in schools.|
|Communities:||Excellent, with similar sized and active fish.|
|Suitability:||Good, with care.|
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