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Von Rio Flame Tetra

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Von Rio Flame Tetras are attractive, hardy fish that come in a variety of colorations and color patterns. Tetras are an active, peaceful, schooling fish that mix well with other community fish. They prefer to swim in schools of five or more, and can share their aquarium with other community danios, rasboras, catfish and less aggressive barbs and gouramis. Instead of plants, tetras eat aquatic crustaceans, worms and aquatic insect larvae. Vary their diet by including frozen or freeze-dried bloodworms, tubifex worms and other small worms, mosquito larvae and daphnia. To create a beautiful environment, be sure to add some top and bottom swimmers as well. Ask a PetSmart associate to help you choose.

Features: Perfect for beginning level aquatic pet enthusiasts ; Schooling fish (5+)
Includes: 1 Fish
Experience Level: Beginner
Swimming Level: Middle
Color: Orange, Red, Gray
Size: Maximum Size 2 in

Feeding Instructions:
Diet: Flake, Frozen, Freeze-Dried

Housing: 10+ gallon tank, Densely planted, Water temperature 72-82 degrees F

Common Name
Flame tetra

Scientific Name
Hyphessobrycon flammeus

Family
Characidae

Compatibility
A peaceful and schooling fish

Habitat
Brazil: Moderately decorate with rocks, driftwood and live plants.

Breeding
Males have dark red anal fins, while the female's is a paler red or yellow.

Additional Comments
A good fish for the beginning hobbyist.

Note: Pet availability is seasonal. State and local regulations may vary. Pricing may vary by store location. PetSmart stores cannot match the price above for this pet. Ask a store associate for details.

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