Head and Tail Light Tetra

$2.49

 

The Head and Tail Light Tetra is a WONDERFUL Medium sized community fish!

Make sure you get at least 6 so they can Shoal together and feel safe!

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The Head and Tail Light Tetra is a great medium sized tetra.

  • Scientific Name: Hemigrammus ocellifer
  • Common Name: Head and Tail Light Tetra, beacon tetra
  • Geographic Origin: South America
  • Habitat: Right at home in a planted tank
  • Gender Difference: Apparently, it can be sexed by examining the swim bladder, which is fairly visible through the translucent skin of the fish. This tapers to a point in males, but is rounded in females. Adult females also tend to be slightly larger and more heavy-bodied than males. (source)
  • Breeding: Egg scatterer
  • Temperament: Peaceful with similar sized fish
  • Maximum Size: 1.8″
  • Temperature: 75°F – 82°F
  • pH: 5.5 – 7.5
  • Water Hardness: Soft-Medium
  • Water Region: Middle
  • How many?: Large groups of 8 or more is ideal
  • Diet: Omnivore – We suggest small sinking pellets such as New Life Spectrum Small Fish Formula

Hemigrammus ocellifer are a WONDERFUL Community fish!

Make sure you get at least 6 so they can Shoal together and feel safe!

More Great info about the Head and Tail Light Tetra can be found here

Additional information

Weight .43 lbs
Dimensions 2 x 2 x 6 in