Orange Flame Tetra


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  • $3.99

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The Flame Tetra Hyphessobrycon flammeus has a gorgeous, fiery coloring when it's comfortable and happy in its aquarium. This tetra is generally silver in the front but becomes a fiery red on the back. The red becomes especially vibrant at the base of its fins.

When this fish is exposed to a lot of disturbances, it becomes very timid and its coloring will pale. For this reason, the Flame Tetra does not always show well in pet store aquariums where it is exposed to a lot of activity

QUICK FACTS

  • Scientific Name: Hyphessobrycon flammeus
  • Other Name: Von Rio Tetra, Fire Tetra, Red Tetra
  • Minimum Tank Size: 10 gal (38 L)
  • Care Level: Easy
  • Temperament: Peaceful
  • Water Conditions:  73.0 to 82.0° F (22.8 to 27.8° C)
  • Range pH: 5.5-7.5 - A pH of 6.5 to 7.0 is preferred
  • Max. Size: 1.6 inches (3.99 cm)
  • Color Form: 
  • Diet: Omnivore
  • Origin: South America
  • Family: Characidae

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