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Lemon Tetra

Lemon Tetra
Hyphessobrycon Pulchiprinnis

Length: 2.0"
Sex: Females have much fuller bodies than the males do.
Feeding: They will eat flakes and small frozen, dried or live foods.
Social Behaviour: A peaceful and hardy fish. Best kept in groups of 5 or more.


Up Keep: Keep in a tank with a large open area for swimming and plenty of tall plants around the edges.
Breeding: Will readily breed with water conditions optimal. Fry will grow to 1 inch in about 8 weeks.
Comments: Strong and hardy fish. Great addition to a community tank. These fish almost always swim with the dorsal fin fully erect. If they are not then that could suggest that the water is not optimal.


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