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Hyphessobrycon melanostichos

Category: Characins - Community

Size: 2-3cm

Price: £7.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 12 in stock


Schooling Fish: Yes

Sociability: Peaceful

Water Chemistry: less than pH 7 - acidic

Care Level: Easy

Diet: Adaptable


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 7.0 and Neutral
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 2-3cm

Hyphessobrycon melanostichos

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.


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution South America, Brazil
Temperature 22-26C
Size 4CM
Water Parameters Prefers soft and slightly acidic water, but should adapt to most water conditions
Water PH 5.0-7.5