Glowlight Tetra - Hemigrammus erythrozonus Hemigrammus erythrozonus
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Glowlight Tetra - Hemigrammus erythrozonus

Species name: Hemigrammus erythrozonus

Synonym: Hemigrammus erythrozonus

Common name: Glowlight Tetra

Family: Characidae

Order: Cypriniformes

Class: Actinopterygii

Maximum size: 5 cm / 2 inches

Environment: freshwater

Origin: Guyana

Temperament: Peaceful

Company: Hemigrammus erythrozonus (Glowlight Tetra) are suitable for community aquariums.

Water parameters: Temperature 24-27°C / 75-79°F

Aquarium setup: Hemigrammus erythrozonus (Glowlight Tetra) prefers an aquarium with dimmed lighting and dense vegetation. Leave some areas free to create areas to swim on. Hemigrammus erythrozonus (Glowlight Tetra) should never be kept in groups of less then 10 specimens.

Feeding: Hemigrammus erythrozonus (Glowlight Tetra) accepts flake food.

Breeding: Hemigrammus erythrozonus (Glowlight Tetra) is hard to breed although easier then many other tetra species. The fry hatches within 24 hours and are free swimming after 3-4 days. Feed the fry microworms and newly hatched brine shrimp.

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Glowlight Tetra - Hemigrammus erythrozonus