Characins

Characins

Characins
including tetras, bloodfins, blind cave fish, penguin fish

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Common Name: Black Neon Tetra.

Species: Hyphessobrycon Herbertaxelrodi.

Habitat: Brazil.

Potential Size: 4cm.

Social Behaviour: Peaceful schooling fish, recommended for smaller fish community tanks, Best kept in groups of 5 or 6+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

£1.95

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Common name: Colombian Gold Tetra.

Species: Hemigrammus rodwayi.

Habitat: Native to Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Peru and Brazil.

Potential size: 4cm.

Social behaviour: A lively, peaceful community fish. Best kept in shoals of 5 or 6+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

£2.95

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Common name: Colombian Red & Blue Tetra.

Species: Hyphessobrycon colombianus.

Habitat: Columbia.

Potential size: 5cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Best kept in groups of 4 or 5+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

£2.95

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Common name: Silver-tip Tetra.

Species: Hasemania nana.

Habitat: Brazil.

Potential size: 5cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful, schooling fish. Recommended for community tanks. Best kept in groups of 5 or 6+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£1.95

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Common name: Black Phantom Tetra.

Species: Hyphessobrycon megalopterus.

Habitat: Upper Paraguay & Guapore River Basin.

Potential size: 4cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Best kept in small shoals of 5 or 6+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

£2.50

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Common name: Cardinal Tetra.

Species: Paracheirodon axelrodi.

Habitat: South America.

Potential size: 5cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Best kept in shoals of 4 or 5+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

£2.50

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Common name: Head and Tail Light Tetra.

Species: Hemigrammus ocellifer.

Habitat: South America.

Potential size: 4cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful schooling fish. Recommended for community aquariums. Best kept in shoals of 5 or 6+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

£1.95

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Common name: Diamond Tetra.

Species: Moenkhausia pittieri.

Habitat: Venezuela.

Potential size: 6cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Best kept in shoals of 5 or 6+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

£3.95

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Common name: Neon Tetra.

Species: Paracheirodon innesi.

Habitat: South America.

Potential size: 4cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Recommended for any small fish community aquarium. Best kept in shoals of 5 or 6+.

Food:  Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

£1.00

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Common name: Emperor Tetra.

Species: Nematobrycon palmeri.

Habitat: West Coast of Columbia.

Potential size: 5cm.

Social behaviour:  A peaceful community fish.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

£2.95

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Common name: Diamond Neon Tetra.

Species: Paracheirodon Innesi.

Habitat: Captive bred in Asia.

Potential size: 4cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Best kept in shoals of 5 or 6+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£2.95

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Common name: Lemon Tetra.

Species: Hyphessobrycon pulchripinnis.

Habitat: South America.

Potential size: 4cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Best kept in shoals of 5 or 6+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£2.50

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Common name: Blue Tetra.

Species: Knodus borki.

Habitat: Peru.

Potential size: 5cm.

Social behaviour: Very lively, boisterous, but generally peaceful. Keep in shoals of 5 or 6+. May nip at slow swimming fish with long fins.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£2.50

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Common name: Glowlight Tetra.

Species: Hemigrammus erythrozonus.

Habitat: Guyana: Essequibo River.

Potential size: 4cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Recommended for community tanks. Best kept in shoals of 5 or 6+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£1.95

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Common name: Buenos Aires Tetra.

Species: Hemigrammus caudovittatus.

Habitat: Argentina, Paraguay, South East Brazil.

Potential size: 7cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful schooling fish. Recommended for any community aquarium. Eats plants.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£2.50

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Common name: Blood Tetra.

Species: Hyphessobrycon Eques.

Habitat: South America.

Potential size: 5cm.

Social behaviour: Generally peaceful. Keep in groups of at least 5 or 6+ to avoid fin-nipping.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£2.50

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Common name: Rummy Nose Tetra.

Species: Hemigrammus bleheri.

Habitat: South America.

Potential size: 5cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Best kept in shoals of 4 or 5+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£2.95

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Common name: Bleeding Heart Tetra.

Species: Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma.

Habitat: Upper Amazon River Basin.

Potential size: 6.5cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Recommended for any community aquarium.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£4.95

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Common name: Rosy Tetra.

Species: Hyphessobrycon rosaceus.

Habitat: Guyana; the lower Amazon.

Potential size: 4cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Best kept in shoals of 4 or 5+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£2.95

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Common name: Blind Cavefish.

Species: Astyanax mexicanus.

Habitat: Texas, Mexico and Central America to Panama.

Potential size: 9cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Best kept in groups.

Food: Flake, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£2.50

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Common name: One-Striped African Characin.

Species: Nannaethiops unitaeniatus.

Habitat: Zaire to Niger (The White Nile).

Potential size: 6.5cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£6.95

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Common name: Green-Fire Bloodfin.

Species: Aphyocharax rathbuni.

Habitat: Brazil.

Potential size: 4.5cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful schooling community fish. Best kept in groups of 5 or 6+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

£3.95

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Common name: Penguin Fish.

Species: Thayeria boehlkei.

Habitat: South America: upper Amazon River basin in Peru and Araguaia River in Brazil.

Potential size: 6cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£2.50

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Common name: Black Widow Tetra.

Species: Gymnocorymbus ternetzi.

Habitat: Brazil & Paraguay.

Potential size: 5cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Best kept in groups of 5 or 6+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£1.95

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Common name: Congo Tetra.

Species: Phenacogrammus interruptus.

Habitat: Congo.

Potential size: 10cm.

Social behaviour: A lively, peaceful community fish. Best kept in a mixed sex shoal of 5 or 6+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£5.95

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Common name: Flame Tetra.

Species: Hyphessobrycon flammeus.

Habitat: Costal rivers of Rio de Janeiro.

Potential size: 4cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Best kept in groups of 5 or 6+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

£2.95

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Common name: Ember Tetra.

Species: Hyphessobrycon amandae.

Habitat: Brazil.

Potential size: 2.5cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Best kept with other small species in shoals of 5 or 6+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£2.50

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Common Name:  Peru 'Bleeding Blue' Tetra.

Species: Hyphessobrycon sp.

Habitat: Peru. Very rarely imported.

Potential Size: 5cm.

Social Behaviour: Active, peaceful schooling fish, combine with other species of a similar size & nature. Best kept in groups of 5 or 6+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

£5.95

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Common name: "Super Blue" Emperor Tetra.

Species: Inpaichthys kerri "Super Blue".

Habitat: Captive bred colour morph.

Potential size: 4cm.

Social behaviour:  A lively but peaceful fish. Can be kept in a community aquarium with other species of a similar size & nature. Best kept in groups of 5 or 6+. 

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£3.95

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Common name: Grey Leporinus.

Species: Leporinus steyermarki.

Habitat: Colombia.

Potential size: 30cm.

Social behaviour: A boisterous but generally peaceful species suitable for the medium to large community aquaria. Best kept in groups of 5 or 6+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

£9.95

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