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How to look after
These tetras fit in well in an Amazon style biotope tank
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(Other members of the genus Hemigrammus)
ADULT SIZE: 5 cm
WATER CONDITIONS: Not critical
TEMPERATURE RANGE: 23-28 C
FOOD: Feed Hemigrammus bleheri small live-foods and fine grade dried foods
DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from Brazil
SEXUAL DIFFERENCES: Both sexes have the same basic colouration, though, as is often the case with tetras, females are somewhat more rounded than males.
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AQUARIUM CARE: The rummy nosed tetra is an easy species to keep; hardy and able to tolerate a wide variety of conditions. Most at home, though, in an Amazon rainforest type set up; well planted with soft, slightly acidic water, sunken bogwood, dimly lit, or shaded with floating plants.
BREEDING: Typical plant spawning species, that eats its eggs. Remove adults after spawning! Not easily bred.