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Griems tetra - Hyphessobrycon griemi

Griems tetra - Hyphessobrycon griemi

Scientific name: Hyphessobrycon griemi

Common name: Griems tetra

Family: Characidae

Usual size in fish tanks: 2 - 3 cm (0.79 - 1.18 inch)

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Recommended pH range for the species: 5.8 - 7.8

Recommended water hardness (dGH): 4 - 18°N (71.43 - 321.43ppm)

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Recommended temperature: 22 - 28 °C (71.6 - 82.4°F)

The way how these fish reproduce: Spawning

Where the species comes from: South America

Temperament to its own species: peaceful

Temperament toward other fish species: peaceful

Usual place in the tank: Middle levels

Food and feeding

Griems tetras will feed on most foods offered but will relish a treat of bloodworm or brine shrimp.

Origin

This species of Tetra is found on the South American continent, normally around Brazil.

Sexing

The males tend to be slimmer and smaller than the females.

Breeding

The breeding pair should be conditioned before being introduced to the breeding tank. In the breeding tank there should be fine leaved plants with very subdued lighting. 3 days after introduction the pair should spawn, up to 300 eggs will be scattered amongst the plants. The eggs should hatch after 24 hours and once the fry are free swimming they should be offered newly hatched brine shrimp.

Lifespan

A lifespan of 2 years should be expected if given the correct conditions.

Short description

Hyphessobrycon griemi are a peaceful species of fish, ideal for the community tank; they can be difficult to breed. These fish are shoaling fish; keep in groups of no less than 5.

Picture

Bought by aqua-fish.net from jjphoto.dk.Griems tetra

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