Bleeding Heart Tetra Tropical Fish Information

Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma
Bleeding Heart Tetra
Behaviour Peaceful, shoaling
Typical size 4cm
Max size 6cm
Tank Area Middle
Min Tank Size 60cm
Min Number in Tank 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
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Bleeding Heart Tetra (Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma)

Bleeding Heart Tetra Tropical Fish Learn all about the Bleeding Heart Tetra's feeding habits and food types, its behaviour, its origins, its natural habitats, is it male or female, breeding advice and information, suitable tank mates, its sizing and growth range, minimum tank size, water PH and more. Use our fish community creator tool to plan your tank set up and ensure that the Bleeding Heart Tetra is the right fish for your aquarium.

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.

Bleeding Heart Tetra Facts

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

Bleeding Heart Tetra Help and Advice

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Please do check your water type for compatibility with your fish, which can be found on the Bleeding Heart Tetra information box above and your local water company providers website. Don't waste your money and endanger your fish!
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