Red-Tailed Hemiodopsis - Hemiodopsis microlepis Hemiodopsis microlepis
Red Tailed Hemiodopsis


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Red Tailed Hemiodopsis - Hemiodopsis microlepis

Species name: Hemiodopsis microlepis

Synonym: Hemiodopsis microlepis

Common name: Red-Tailed Hemiodopsis

Family: Hemiodontidae

Order: Characins

Class: Actinopterygii

Maximum size: 14 cm / 5.5 inches

Environment: freshwater

Origin: Amazon, Rio Negro and Rio Guapore

Temperament: Peaceful

Company: Hemiodopsis microlepis (Red-Tailed Hemiodopsis) is suitable for community aquarium with other mid sized species.

Water parameters: Temperature 22-25°C / 72-77ºF; pH 5.5 – 7.0

Aquarium setup: Hemiodopsis microlepis (Red-Tailed Hemiodopsis) should be kept in a large aquarium tank with densely planted areas as well as large open areas to swim on. They prefer to have a slight current. This species should always be kept in schools.

Feeding: Hemiodopsis microlepis (Red-Tailed Hemiodopsis) will accept most food sorces.

Breeding: We have no information about breeding Hemiodopsis microlepis (Red-Tailed Hemiodopsis)

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