Bleeding Heart Tetra - Hyphessobrycon socolofi  Hyphessobrycon socolofi
Lesser Bleeding Heart Tetra


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Lesser Bleeding Heart Tetra - Hyphessobrycon socolofi

Species name: Hyphessobrycon socolofi

Synonym: Hyphessobrycon socolofi

Common name: Lesser Bleeding Heart Tetra

Family: Characidae

Order: Characins

Class: Actinopterygii

Maximum size: 5 cm / 2 inches

Environment: Freshwater

Origin: Northwest Brazil

Temperament: Peaceful

Company: Hyphessobrycon socolofi (Lesser Bleeding Heart Tetra) cn be kept in a community aquarium.

Water parameters: Temperature 22-25˚C / 72-77ºF; pH 6.0 – 7.2

Aquarium setup: Hyphessobrycon socolofi (Lesser Bleeding Heart Tetra) is best kept in an aquarium that is heavily planted among the back and sides and leaves open area in the middle. Use rocks and bogwood to decorate the bottom of the aquarium. This species is sensitive to nitrites and good water quality and regular water change are very important.

Feeding: Hyphessobrycon socolofi (Lesser Bleeding Heart Tetra) will accept flake food but prefers live food.

Breeding: Hyphessobrycon socolofi (Lesser Bleeding Heart Tetra) lay their eggs among fine leaved plants. The breeding pair should be removed from the aquarium once the spawning process is completed since they will eat their own egg and fry. The fry accepts new born Artemia / Brine Shrimp

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Lesser Bleeding Heart Tetra - Hyphessobrycon socolofi