Hyphessobrycon vilmae

Explanation of the symbols


Family : Characidae
Origin : Brazil
Length : 4 cm - 1.5"
Min.length aquarium : 60 cm - 20"
English name : Vilma's Tetra
Peaceful schooling fish that can be kept together with other small characins.  The aquarium should be planted densely on the sides and background.  In the middle you should leave enough free swimming space.  This species seldom is found in stores, so not much literature is available. 

You should give them small live food.  Dry food is accepted as well.

About breeding in the aquarium nothing is known.

Photo Credit

Yoritaka Honda

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