Hyphessobrycon pyrrhonotus

Common Name:

Redback Bleeding Heart Tetra, Red Tipped Bleeding Heart Tetra, Flame-back Bleeding Heart Tetra

Size: Up to 1.75 inches (4.5 cm)
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: Brazil, Negro 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 75 – 80°F (24 – 27°C) pH 6.0-7.0 dH range: 2 – 8
Care: Medium, keep in schools.
Communities: Excellent, with similar sized and active fish.
Suitability: Good, with care.

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