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Red-eye Tetra

Red-eye Tetra
Moenkhausia Sanctaefilomenae

Length: 4.0"
Sex: The female has a more rounded belly.
Feeding: They will eat all kinds of flake foods.
Social Behaviour: Very peaceful community fish.


Up Keep: They are very hardy and not picky about tank set up. Provide some floating plants.
Breeding: A spawning pair will lay several eggs in the roots of floating plants. Parents should be removed after spawning to keep eggs from getting eaten.
Comments: Red-eye Tetras are very hardy and peaceful fish. They are very easy to keep and make a great addition to a community tank. They are a good choice for a first time aquarist.


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