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Hyphessobrycon melanostichos is a lovely little tetra which is found in the upper reaches of the Rio Tapajós basin. It gets its name from the Greek for black line and has a broad black longitudinal stripe running from the middle of the eye to the middle of the tail. It also has an elongated spot in the humeral region near the base of the pelvic fin. Its chest, tail and unpaired fins are slightly red in colour when mating.
Tropical Fish 2 Your Door stock
|Buy this fish online today from Wildwoods:|
|Fish Sex: Cant be sexed,||Size: 2-3cm,||Price: £7.95|
Fish information (behaviour and breeding):
Hyphessobrycon melanostichos is a schooling tetra with a peaceful temperemnt.
|Distribution||South America, Brazil|
|Water Parameters||Prefers soft and slightly acidic water, but should adapt to most water conditions|
|Water Chemistry||less than pH 7 - acidic|
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Other fish added to TFF recently:
Other fish added to TFF/TF2YD recently can be viewed below.
|Scientific Name||Common Name|
|Trigonostigma somphongsi||Siamese Dwarf Rasbora|
|Channa melasoma||Black Snakehead|
|Moenkhausia copei||Tetra Copei|