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Pink Tail Characin Chalceus macrolepidotus

Category: Characins - Miscellaneous

Size: 10-12cm

Price: £16.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 1 in stock



Beautiful wild caught fish


Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Cannot be sexed
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.0 and Neutral
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 10-12cm

Chalceus macrolepidotus (Pink Tail Characin)

A pretty, silvery fish with a pink to red tail when young. Although widely sold and easy to keep, its large adult size and predatory habits make this a fish for the advanced aquarist.


Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

Juveniles are schooling fish while adults tend to be more idependent. Not especially difficult to keep, but since it is predatory and will eat smaller tankmates, not recommended for the community tank. Can be kept with peaceful cichlids, medium sized catfish, etc.


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Guyana
Temperature 23-27C
Size 25 cm
Water Parameters Slightly soft and acidic to neutral
Water PH 6.5 to 7.5