Serpae tetra - Hyphessobrycon serpae
Scientific name: Hyphessobrycon serpae
Common name: Serpae tetra
Usual size in fish tanks: 3 - 4 cm (1.18 - 1.57 inch)
Recommended pH range for the species: 5.5 - 7.5
Recommended water hardness (dGH): 4 - 12°N (71.43 - 214.29ppm)
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Recommended temperature: 24 - 28 °C (75.2 - 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
Flakes, small worms, granules, tablets.
Difficult. Females are rounder than males.
Egg-layers. Use large tank otherwise they’ll eat eggs. Eggs are laid on plants. The fry hatch in 2 days.
Thanks to halkor who has allowed us to use the pictures. Others were bought.