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Bentos Tetra Hyphessobrycon bentosi

Category: Characins - Community

Size: 2-3cm

Price: £4.95 each

Discount: Buy 10 or more Bentos Tetra Hyphessobrycon bentosi and get 10% off!!

Stock: 50 in stock



Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Either males or females available (please be aware that some species are unsexable)
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.0 and Neutral
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: Buy 10 or more Bentos Tetra Hyphessobrycon bentosi and get 10% off!!
Size: 2-3cm

Hyphessobrycon bentosi (Bentos Tetra)

Similar to the more widely seen bleeding heart tetra, but not so large, and lacking the red spot on the flanks. The body has a pinkish colour. Males are more strongly coloured and have an extended dorsal fin. An attractive, undemanding species.


Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

A peaceful, schooling fish that prefers midwater levels of the aquarium. It is a shy species that will only do well in a tank with plenty of cover (e.g., live or plastic plants) and peaceful tankmates of similar size and temperament.

This fish breeds in a similar way to other small tetras. Soft, acid water is essential. Eggs are scattered on the bottom of the tank and are prone to bacterial and fungal decay. After a day or so the fry are free swimming and will accept tiny live foods such as microworms.


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Guiana (South America)
Temperature 24-26 C
Size 4 cm
Water Parameters Soft, acid water preferred, but adaptable
Water PH 6.0-7.0