Species name: Hasemania nana
Synonym: Tetragonopterus nanus
Common name: Silvertip Tetra
Maximum size: 5 cm / 2 inches
Company: Hasemania nana (Silvertip Tetra) is suitable for community aquariums.
Water parameters: Temperature 22-28°C / 72-82°F; pH 5.5 – 6.5
Aquarium setup: Hasemania nana (Silvertip Tetra) should be kept in a densely planted aquarium with open areas and some floating plants. They prefer a well circulated aquarium. This species should as most tetras only be kept in schools of 10 fish or more.
Feeding: Hasemania nana (Silvertip Tetra) will accept most foods types including flake food.
Breeding: Hasemania nana (Silvertip Tetra) scatters their eggs among dense vegetation. Best breed in pairs. The pair eats their own eggs if they are not removed from the breeding aquarium.
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