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Silver Hemiodus Hemiodus argenteus
Category: Characins - Community
Price: £9.95 each
Discount: Buy 5 or more Silver Hemiodus Hemiodus argenteus and get 10% off!!
Stock: 5 in stock
Care Level: Easy
Water Chemistry: less than pH 7 - acidic
Schooling Fish: Yes
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Further information can be found below:
|Male or Female||Cannot be sexed|
|Water conditions:||These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7 and Neutral|
|Volume Discount:||Buy 5 or more Silver Hemiodus Hemiodus argenteus and get 10% off!!|
Hemiodus argenteus (Silver Hemiodus)
A large characin with a shiny silver body marked with a black eyespot about two thirds the way along the flank. The lower lobe of the tail fin is further marked with a smoky grey oblique band.
Fish information (behaviour and breeding):
Hemiodus are peaceful schooling fish well suited to large community systems. They should be kept in groups of at least six specimens. Feeding is not a major problem though live foods are preferred. Frozen foods such as bloodworms will be accepted readily, and once settled in flake and pellets may be taken. They need lots of swimming space and a strong water current; they are also exceptional jumpers, so keep the tank covered! Potentially predatory towards very small tankmates. Not bred in aquaria.
Further fish details are shown below:
|Distribution||South America: Orinoco River and neighbouring rivers|
|Water Parameters||Adaptable, though soft and acidic conditions preferred|