Ember Tetra "Hyphessobrycon amandae"

Care Level

Low

Temperament

Peaceful

Reef Compatible

No

Plant Safe

Yes

Max Size

Less than 2"

Minimum Size

10 gallon

Color

Orange, Red

Diet

Omnivore

Water Conditions

Acidic (5.4-7.2 pH), soft water (3 to 6 dGH), 72 to 82 degrees Fahrenheit

General: The Ember Tetra (Hyphessobrycon amandae) is a brightly colored South American fish species. The Ember Tetra may only reach a length of one inch. This small fish species are commonly used within aquaria to create dynamic within contrast, in color, to aquatic plants. The color displayed by male Ember Tetra is one of the brightest within the hobby.

Fecundity: The Ember Tetra (Hyphessobrycon amandae) may produce up to 100 eggs per clutch.

Preferred Water Chemistry: Acidic (5.4-7.2 pH), soft water (3 to 6 dGH)

Aquarium Diet (Omnivore): Brine Shrimp, Baby Brine Shrimp, Balckworms, Spirulina, Omnivore Pellet

Dimorphism: The Ember Tetra (Hyphessobrycon amandae) male will develop a bright orange coloration, once mature. The female will retain her slightly duller coloration. The female will take on a more gravid appearance when ready to reproduce.

Compatibility: The Ember Tetra (Hyphessobrycon amandae) are typically compatible with other small Tetra, Danio, Rasbora, Hatchetfish, Pencilfish, and Corydoras.


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