Black Piranha – Serrasalmus Rhombeus

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/black-piranha-190x152.jpg

Common name: Black Piranha, Rhom Scientific name: Serrasalmus Rhombeus Average Adult Fish Size:  12 inches  /  30 cm Place of Origin: Primarily Guyana. Typical Tank setup: Open swimming space is essential for this active tropical fish. Some boulders and more …

Posted in Profiles Tropical All Fish, Profiles Tropical Tetra | Leave a comment

Albino Buenos Aires Tetra – Hemigrammus Caudovittatus

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/albino-buenos-aires-tetra-190x126.jpg

Common name: Albino Buenos Aires Tetra Scientific name: Hemigrammus Caudovittatus Average Adult Fish Size:  2 inches  /  5 cm Place of Origin: Argentina. Typical Tank setup: Well planted with rocks and driftwood/bogwood. Moderate water movement is beneficial although doesn’t need …

Posted in Profiles Tropical All Fish, Profiles Tropical Tetra | Leave a comment

Emperor Tetra – Nematobrycon Palmeri

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/emperor-tetra-190x100.png

Common name: Emperor Tetra Scientific name: Nematobrycon Palmeri Average Adult Fish Size:  1.5 inches  /  3.8 cm Place of Origin: Columbia. Typical Tank setup: Well planted with rocks and driftwood/bogwood. Still water or very slight current in the tank is …

Posted in Profiles Tropical All Fish, Profiles Tropical Tetra | Leave a comment

Gold Neon Tetra – Paracheirodon Innesi

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/gold-neon-tetra-190x152.png

Common name: Gold Neon Tetra, Gold Tetra Scientific name: Paracheirodon Innesi 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 a moderate …

Posted in Profiles Tropical All Fish, Profiles Tropical Tetra | Leave a comment

Red Bellied Piranha – Pygocentrus Nattereri

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/red-bellied-piranha-190x126.jpg

Common name: Red Bellied Piranha Scientific name: Pygocentrus Nattereri Average Adult Fish Size: 10 inches / 25 cm Place of Origin: Currently accepted to occur throughout much of the Amazon basin (Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and questionably Colombia) as well as …

Posted in Profiles Tropical All Fish, Profiles Tropical Tetra | Leave a comment

Glowlight Tetra – Hemigrammus Erythrozonus

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/glowlight-tetra-190x136.jpg

Common name: Glowlight Tetra Scientific name: Hemigrammus Erythrozonus Average Adult Fish Size:  1.5 inches  /  3.8 cm Place of Origin: Native to Essequibo River in Guyana, South America. Typical Tank setup: Well planted with rocks and driftwood/bogwood. They love playing …

Posted in Profiles Tropical All Fish, Profiles Tropical Tetra | Leave a comment

Rummynose Tetra – Hemigrammus Bleheri

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/rummynose-tetra-190x152.jpg

Common name: Rummynose Tetra, Banded Rummy-Nose Tetra Scientific name: Hemigrammus Bleheri 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 a moderate …

Posted in Profiles Tropical All Fish, Profiles Tropical Tetra | Leave a comment

Green Neon Tetra – Paracheirodon Simulans

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/green-neon-tetra-190x126.png

Common name: Green Neon Tetra, Green Tetra Scientific name: Paracheirodon Simulans Average Adult Fish Size:  1.5 inches  /  3.8 cm Place of Origin: The Green Neon Tetra is native to the upper Orinoco and Negro Rivers in South America Typical …

Posted in Profiles Tropical All Fish, Profiles Tropical Tetra | Leave a comment

Spotted Silver Dollar – Metynnis Lippincottianus

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/metynnis-lippincottianus-190x127.png

Common name: Spotted Silver Dollar Scientific name: Metynnis Lippincottianus Average Adult Fish Size: 5 inches / 12 cm Place of Origin: Native to northern parts of the Brazilian Amazon as well as a handful of rivers in French Guiana. Typical Tank setup: …

Posted in Profiles Tropical All Fish, Profiles Tropical Tetra | Leave a comment

Columbian Red Fin Tetra – Hyphessobrycon Columbianus

http://www.tropicalfishsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/hyphessobrycon-columbianus-190x134.png

Common name: Columbian Red Fin Tetra, Blue Flame, Blue Red Scientific name: Hyphessobrycon Columbianus Average Adult Fish Size: 2 inches  /  6 cm Place of Origin: Appears to be known only from the Río Acandí in Chocó Department, northern Colombia, close to the border …

Posted in Profiles Tropical All Fish, Profiles Tropical Tetra | Leave a comment