Ember Tetra (Hyphessobrycon amandae)

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Remarks: Ember Tetras (Hyphessobrycon amandae) are small, orange tetras from Brazil. Luckily, they have been mass-produced for many years and are readily available to fish hobbyists. Even at less than half an inch, they are packed with orange color, which darkens at the edges of the fins to a somewhat red hue. Because of their size, however, they require many conspecifics to feel comfortable and safe - safety in numbers is the key to survival. To encourage their best colors and activity, it is best to keep them in groups of 6 or more. A group of 10-15 will fit comfortably in a ten gallon tank. 

Scientific Name: Hyphessobrycon amandae

Common Name: Ember Tetra

Max Size: 1.5"

pH: 5.0-8.0

Hardness: Soft

Temperature: 70-82°

Aggressiveness: Peaceful

Region of Origin: South America

Captive Bred or Wild: Captive Bred

Diet: Small flake or pellet, small frozen or live foods

Compatibility: Similarly sized schooling fish, dwarf cichlids, Corydoras, livebearers, rainbowfish, Loricariids

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