Ember Tetra – Hyphessobrycon Amandae

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Common name: Ember Tetra, Red Dwarf Tetra, Fire Tetra Scientific name: Hyphessobrycon Amandae Average Adult Fish Size:  0.8 inches  /  2 cm Place of Origin: South America, in the state of Mato Grosso. Typical Tank setup: Heavily planted with rocks and driftwood/bogwood. …

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Head and Tail Light Tetra – Hemigrammus Ocellifer

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Common name: Head and Tail Light Tetra, Beacon Tetra Scientific name: Hemigrammus Ocellifer Average Adult Fish Size:  1.8 inches  /  4.5 cm Place of Origin: South America, specifically Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Peru and Brazil. Typical Tank setup: Well planted with …

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Lemon Tetra – Hyphessobrycon Pulchripinnis

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Common name: Lemon Tetra Scientific name: Hyphessobrycon Pulchripinnis Average Adult Fish Size:  1.6 inches  /  4 cm Place of Origin: South America, Brazil. Typical Tank setup: Well planted with rocks and driftwood/bogwood. They love playing in a moderate to strong current. …

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Pristella Tetra – Pristella Maxillaris

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Common name: Pristella Tetra, Xray Tetra, X-Ray Tetra Scientific name: Pristella Maxillaris Average Adult Fish Size:  1.8 inches  /  4.5 cm Place of Origin: South America, specifically Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana and northern Brazil. Typical Tank setup: Well planted with rocks …

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Red Belly Pacu – Piaractus Brachypomum

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Common name: Red Belly Pacu, Red Bellied Pacu Scientific name: Piaractus Brachypomum Average Adult Fish Size:  24 inches  /  60 cm Place of Origin: South America. Rio Orinoco and Amazon basins in Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil. Typical Tank setup: Plenty …

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Tropheus Moorii Ilangi – Tropheus sp. Ilangi

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Common name: Tropheus Moorii Ilangi Scientific name: Tropheus sp. Ilangi Average Adult Fish Size: 15cm / 6 Inches Place of Origin: Lake Tanganyika Typical Tank setup: Rocky Tanganyika tank Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 200 Litres Compatibility: Tropheus cichlids should really …

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Frontosa – Cyphotilapia Frontosa

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Common name: Frontosa, Northern Congo Frontosa, Kavala Frontosa, Kitumbu (Zaire Blue) Frontosa, Congo (Cape Tembwe) Frontosa, Kapampa Zaire (Zaire Blue) Frontosa, Moba Zaire (Zaire Blue) Frontosa, Cape Nangu (Nangu Neon) Frontosa, Burundi Frontosa, Karilani Frontosa, Bulu Point Frontosa, Ikola Frontosa, Kipili …

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Disk Tetra – Myleus Schomburgkii

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Common name: Disk Tetra Scientific name: Myleus Schomburgkii Average Adult Fish Size:  4.5 inches  /  12 cm Place of Origin: South America. Typical Tank setup: Well planted with rocks and driftwood/bogwood. They love playing in a moderate to strong current. …

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Diamond Tetra – Moenkhausia Pittieri

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Common name: Diamond Tetra Scientific name: Moenkhausia Pittieri Average Adult Fish Size:  2.5 inches  /  6 cm Place of Origin: Lake Valencia and surrounding waters, Venezuela. Typical Tank setup: Well planted with rocks and driftwood/bogwood. They love playing in a …

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Cochu’s Blue Tetra – Boehlkea Fredcochui

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Common name: Cochu’s Blue Tetra, Blue Tetra Scientific name: Boehlkea Fredcochui Average Adult Fish Size:  1.5 inches  /  3.8 cm Place of Origin: South America, Amazon River Basins. Typical Tank setup: Well planted with rocks and driftwood/bogwood. Recommended Minimum Aquarium …

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Bucktooth Tetra – Exodon Paradoxus

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Common name: Bucktooth Tetra Scientific name: Exodon Paradoxus Average Adult Fish Size:  3 inches  /  7.5 cm Place of Origin: South America, Amazon and Tocantins River basins. Typical Tank setup: Well planted with rocks and driftwood/bogwood. Typical planted/community aquarium will …

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Blind Cave Tetra – Astyanax Jordani

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Common name: Blind Cave Tetra Scientific name: Astyanax Jordani Average Adult Fish Size: 3.5 inches  /  9 cm Place of Origin: Texas, USA and Mexico. Typical Tank setup: They prefer subdued lighting, as it is closer to their natural habitat. A …

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Black Skirt Tetra – Gymnocorymbus Ternetzi

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Common name: Black Skirt Tetra Scientific name: Gymnocorymbus Ternetzi Average Adult Fish Size:  2 inches  /  6 cm Place of Origin: South America. Typical Tank setup: Well planted with rocks and driftwood/bogwood. They love playing in a moderate to strong …

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Serpae Tetra – Hyphessobrycon Callistus

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Common name: Serpae Tetra, Jewel Tetra, Red Minor Tetra Scientific name: Hyphessobrycon Callistus Average Adult Fish Size:  1.5 inches  /  3.8 cm Place of Origin: South America. Typical Tank setup: Well planted with rocks and driftwood/bogwood. They love playing in …

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