Rummy Nose Tetra
Behaviour Peaceful, shoaling
Typical size 3cm
Max size 4cm
Tank Area Midde
Min Tank Size 75cm
Min Number 4
Temp Min: 22℃ Max: 27℃
Feeding Flake, dried, frozen, live foods
pH Range 5.5-7.5
Hardness vs,s,m
Rummy Nose Tetra Hemigrammus bleheri
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Rummy Nose Tetra

Hemigrammus bleheri

The Rummy Nose Tetra is a popular choice for aquariums due to its striking red head colour and definitive horizontal tail fin stripes. The fish is peaceful and can be kept with other peaceful species and a few larger peaceful fish. Provide plenty of hiding spots amongst vegetation, keep in groups, and avoid hard water. Although the fish may adapt to harder water, their colours will not intensify and their life span may be reduced. An ideal fish for a planted softwater community.

Family Characidae (Characins) | Other names Brilliant Rummynose Tetra, Firehead Tetra, Red-Nose Tetra, Rummy Nose, Red Nose | Origin South America | Breeding Egg scatterer | Natural Water Conditions pH 5-6, very soft to medium | Sexing Males are more slender

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