Scientific Name: Hemigrammus erythrozonus (pronounced heh-ME-gram-us your-throw-zone-nus)

Size: 1-2 Inches

Temp: 75-78 F

Water Type: Freshwater/Tropical/Schooling (pH 6.5-7.5)

Behavior: These fun little fish can make any planted tank truly come to life.

Tank Type: Their colors show best in a dark gravel/bright colored plant theme. They love a heavily planted tank, with some swimming space.

Variety: None. How Many: Keep in schools of 6 or more.

Feeding: They will accept flakes, pellets, bloodworms, brine shrimp, water fleas, and algae waffers.

Recommended Tank Size: 10-gallons

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