Hyphessobrycon loweae

Explanation of the symbols


Family : Characidae
Origin : Brazil
Length : 5 cm - 2"
Min.length aquarium : 60 cm - 25"
Peaceful, very shy schooling fish that should be kept together with other peaceful, less shy fishes.  The aquarium should be planted densely on the sides and background to create hiding places.  In the middle you should leave a lot of free swimming space.

You should give them small live food.  Frozen and dry food are accepted as well.

About breeding in the aquarium not much is known.

Photo Credit

Yoritaka Honda

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