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Serpae tetra - Hyphessobrycon serpae

Serpae tetra - Hyphessobrycon serpae

Scientific name: Hyphessobrycon serpae

Common name: Serpae tetra

Family: Characidae

Usual size in fish tanks: 3 - 4 cm (1.18 - 1.57 inch)

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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

Feeding

Flakes, small worms, granules, tablets.

Sexing

Difficult. Females are rounder than males.

Breeding

Egg-layers. Use large tank otherwise they’ll eat eggs. Eggs are laid on plants. The fry hatch in 2 days.

Lifespan

5 years.

Pictures

Thanks to halkor who has allowed us to use the pictures. Others were bought.

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