Ember Tetra

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The Ember Tetra (Hyphessobrycon amandae) is a light orange with a semi-transparent body. They are on the small side only getting to be about .75 to 1 inch in size as adults. They are found in the Araguaia River basin in South America. Keep them in groups of 5 or preferably more to help promote the schooling behavior and help make them feel more secure. They look really good and will do great in a heavily planted tank.

Ember Tetra Profile Facts and Care Information

Scientific Name : Hyphessobrycon amandae

Common Names : Ember Tetra

Ember Tetra Care Level : Easy

Size : up to 1 inch (2 cm)

Water Parameters : pH 5 - 7 | Temperature : 75°F - 82°F (24°C - 28°C)

Lifespan : 2 - 4 years

Origin / Habitat : South America, Araguaia River basin

Temperament / Behavior : The Ember Tetra should be kept in groups of 5 or more to help promote schooling.

Ember Tetra Breeding / Mating / Reproduction : Substratum egg scatters.

Tank Size : 10 to 20 gallon minimum recommended (schooling fish)

Compatible Tank Mates : Don't keep with fish species large enough to eat them.

Fish Disease : Freshwater Fish Disease

Diet / Fish Food : They will accept a good flake food or micro type pellet food.

Tank Region : Middle of the tank usually

Gender : Not sure how to tell males from females.

Similar Species : Characins, Tetras - Black Neon Tetra | Black Phantom Tetra | Black Skirt Tetra | Bleeding Heart Tetra | Blind Cave Tetra | Bloodfin Tetra | Buenos Aires Tetra | Cardinal Tetra | Cochu's Blue Tetra | Congo Tetra | Diamond Tetra | Disk Tetra | Emperor Tetra | Glowlight Tetra | Green Neon Tetra | Head and Tail Light Tetra | Neon Tetra | Penguin Tetra | Pristella Tetra | Red Colombian Tetra | Red Eye Tetra | Rummy Nose Tetra | Serpae Tetra | White Skirt Tetra

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