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Silver Hemiodus Hemiodus argenteus

Category: Characins - Community

Size: 5-6cm

Price: £9.95 each

Discount: Buy 5 or more Silver Hemiodus Hemiodus argenteus and get 10% off!!

Stock: 5 in stock


Diet: Adaptable

Care Level: Easy

Water Chemistry: less than pH 7 - acidic

Sociability: Peaceful

Schooling Fish: Yes


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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 and Neutral
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: Buy 5 or more Silver Hemiodus Hemiodus argenteus and get 10% off!!
Size: 5-6cm

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.


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution South America: Orinoco River and neighbouring rivers
Temperature 24-26 C
Size 24 cm
Water Parameters Adaptable, though soft and acidic conditions preferred
Water PH 6.0-7.5