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Category: Characins - Community
Price: £7.95 each
Discount: No discounts available
Stock: 12 in stock
Schooling Fish: Yes
Water Chemistry: less than pH 7 - acidic
Care Level: Easy
Further information can be found below:
|Male or Female||Cannot be sexed|
|Water conditions:||These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.0 and Neutral|
|Volume Discount:||No discounts available|
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.
Fish information (behaviour and breeding):
Hyphessobrycon melanostichos is a schooling tetra with a peaceful temperemnt.
Further fish details are shown below:
|Distribution||South America, Brazil|
|Water Parameters||Prefers soft and slightly acidic water, but should adapt to most water conditions|