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Sharpae Tetra

Sharpae Tetra

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Serpae tetra

Natural variety in South America.
It is native to the Amazon River drain in Brazil, Peru, Paraguay, Bolivia and northern Argentina. The fish can be discovered in sluggish moving or still backwater consisting of, ponds, little lakes, and streams. In the wild, it forms aggregations around plant life and tree roots, and flourishes when the water temperature level is 22-27 ° C (72-82 ° F).
Serpae tetra can grow to be 5 cm (2 in). They have extremely distinct coloring with a red body and a black area near their eye. It is an omnivore and will feed upon flake and blood worms.

Serpae tetra can grow to be 5 cm (2 in). Serpae tetras choose water temperature levels varying from 72-- 79 ° F (22-- 26 ° C). As with any other education fish, they prosper in big groups and must be kept in schools of at least 6 fish. Rather of swimming efficiently or for long ranges at a time, Serpae Tetras move in reasonably brief spurts, unless stressed out. Breeding, as with a lot of other tetras, can be tough due to the couple of apparent distinctions in between the genders.



Serpae tetra (Hyphessobrycon eques).
Scientific category.

A long-finned range of H. eques.
Serpae tetras choose water temperature levels varying from 72-- 79 ° F (22-- 26 ° C). As with any other education fish, they flourish in big groups and ought to be kept in schools of at least 6 fish.
Typical to these fish is a 'sputtering' or 'jerking' design of swimming, in which their motions appear more spastic instead of other fish. Rather of swimming efficiently or for cross countries at a time, Serpae Tetras relocate reasonably brief spurts, unless stressed out. This is their typical habits and by itself need not alarm aquarists.
If any aggressiveness is seen in the fish, it is typically amongst conspecifics, particularly if they are kept in big groups where they can develop a chain of command (a habits comparable to Puntius tetrazona).
Reproducing [modify] Breeding, as with the majority of other tetras, can be tough due to the couple of apparent distinctions in between the genders. A noticeable distinction in the shape of the swim bladder can be seen above and behind the silverish stomach cavity. To reproduce these fish, they need to be provided a little, devoted breeding tank planted with thick lots of fine-leaved plants such as Myriophyllum on which they can lay eggs.
The typical life-span for a serpae tetra has to do with 7 years.

Kingdom:.
Animalia.
Phylum:.
Chordata.
Class:.
Actinopterygii.
Order:.
Characiformes.
Household:.
Characidae.
Genus:.
Hyphessobrycon.
Types:.
H. eques.
Binomial name.
Hyphessobrycon eques.
( Steindachner, 1882).

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