Bleeding Heart Tetra
Behaviour Peaceful, shoaling
Typical size 4cm
Max size 6cm
Tank Area Middle
Min Tank Size 60cm
Min Number 4
Temp Min: 24℃ Max: 28℃
Feeding Flake, dried, frozen, live foods
pH Range 5.5-8
Hardness vs,s,m
Bleeding Heart Tetra Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma
  • Bleeding Heart Tetra Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma - thumbnail
  • Bleeding Heart Tetra Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma - thumbnail

Bleeding Heart Tetra

Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma

The Bleeding Heart Tetra is a peaceful fish which should be kept in groups with other peaceful species. Good water quality is helpful and a varied diet will maintain good health and colour.

Family Characidae (Characins) | Synonyms Hemigrammus erythrostigma, Hyphessobrycon rubrostigma, H. callistus rubrostigma | Other names Bleeding Heart | Origin South America; Upper Amazon Basin | Natural Water Conditions pH 5.5-7.5, medium | Sexing Males have significantly longer dorsal and anal fins

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