Image of Hyphessobrycon eques (Jewel tetra). Hyphessobrycon eques Etymology: Hyphessobrycon: Greek, hyphesson, -on, -on = a little smaller + Greek. Characin fish guide for Serpae Tetra, Hyphessobrycon eques profile, Red Minor Tetra Facts, pictures and description, Serpae Tetra care, habitat, and lifespan. Descriptions and articles about the Jewel Tetra, scientifically known as Hyphessobrycon eques in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Comprehensive.

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The babies ALL survived. If any aggression is seen in the fish, it is usually among conspecifics, especially if they are kept in large groups where they can establish a pecking order a behavior similar to Puntius tetrazona.

I learned that the hard way my pair of phillipine blue zebra angels got some of their fins nipped by my serpraes. hyphessobgycon

Serpae Tetra, Hyphessobrycon eques, Red Minor Tetra, Jewel Tetra

Serpae Tetra – Quick Aquarium Care. No one rule is always right when applied to nature. Lighting in the tank should be dim as they come from areas that have dense forest cover. Will a mom platy go after the baby guppies, they are 1 week old, The platy is due anytime.

This is their normal behavior and by itself need not alarm aquarists. As currently understood see below H. View 41 Animal Stories on Serpae Tetra.


Like most small tetras this species should be maintained in a group. They do best when kept in pairs or in schools of at least 5 to 6 individuals. I was successful breeding platys and guppies only because I removed the mother after dropping the babies. Serpae tetra Hyphessobrycon eques. I had originally bought 5 2 died over like 5 months. I’m trying to get another tank but if I do he will be all alone so what do I do what do I do untill I get another tank and what do I do when I get the tank what fish do I put him with if he will just destroy their fins?

Maximum Standard Length 30 — 40 mm. A 10 inch OscarSmall tetras need a gallon tank, Large Tetra species need gallons at the very least. If you want babies, remove the adults!

Serpae tetra

Also, a visible difference in the shape of the swim bladder can be seen above and behind the silverish abdominal cavity. Although these fish are easy to care for, they do have some traits that are less then ideal and can make them a poor choice for tanks with passive inhabitants. It is an omnivore and will feed on flake and blood worms.

They can also get along fine with other similar-sized and active fish. Filtering through peat moss can also be helpful.

Honestly tetras are fish that can easily be overcrowded, you could have 10 inches of tetra per 1 gallon that’s why they have like tetras in a gallon tank in the LFS and the major fish stores too. Hyphesslbrycon Loach was depressed in my oppinion for the last couple years after his original tank mate got big and I moved him up nyphessobrycon a bigger tank. She did eat a few before I got her out.


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Hyphessobrycon was raised by Durbin in Eigenmann as a subgenus of Hemigrammusdiffering from the latter by the absence of scales on the caudal-fin. However the older one has started growing and swims around in the open a lot now.

If you want happy fish, look up the requirements, and keep only the fish that like the same tamps and water conditions together. Enter a Freshwater Aquarium. To combat these ever-changing conditions, water should be replaced on a regular basis, especially if the tank is densely stocked. This fish is quickly recognized as a Red Minor Tetra while these other names have more of a story. Please help I’m getting a headache. Smaller fish, especially, may become the targets of relentless harassment and fin nipping.

You must be logged in to post a comment. Geographic Distribution Hyphessobrycon eques. Serpae tetra Serpae tetra Hyphessobrycon eques Scientific classification Kingdom: I added two more Loaches one died.

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