Rummynose Tetra (Petitella bleheri)

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Remarks: Rummynose Tetras (Petitella bleheri) sport bright red faces and a flagtail pattern on their caudal fin. They were formerly classified as Hemigrammus bleheri, but recent analysis indicates they may be closer in relation to Petitella georgiae than we previously thought. The red noses are a good indicator of stress for these fish. If the noses remain white, water changes may be needed. These fish are sensitive to nitrates and will lose color when stressed. 

Scientific Name: Petitella bleheri

Common Name: Rummynose Tetra

Max Size: 2"

pH: 5.0-8.0

Hardness: Soft

Temperature: 70-82°

Aggressiveness: Peaceful

Region of Origin: South America

Captive Bred or Wild: Wild Caught and 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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