Hyphessobrycon werneri
 

81F
Explanation of the symbols

72F

Family : Characidae
Origin : Brazil
Length : 4 cm - 1.5"
Min.length aquarium : 60 cm - 20"
English name : Werner's Tetra
Peaceful schooling fish that you can keep in a small community aquarium together with other small and peaceful fishes.  The aquarium should be planted well on the sides and background.  In the middle you should leave a lot of free swimming space.  A dark substrate and a dimmed light by using floating plants bring out the colours of the fish.

You should feed them a variety of small live food.  Frozen and dry food is accepted as well.

About breeding in the aquarium nothing is known yet.

Photo Credit

Yoritaka Honda

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