Rummynose Tetra EXPERT ONLY

Latin name: (Petitella georgiae)

Care Level

Expert Only

Temperament

Peaceful

Color(s)

Red, White

Diet

Omnivore

Preferred Conditions

Expert Only

Avg. Max Size

2"

Minimum Tank Size

10 gallons

Family

Characidae

Rummy-Nose Tetras are a great choice for any aquarist looking to add a splash of color to their tank. These vibrant fish are hardy, active, and full of personality. With proper care, they can live up to five years in an aquarium. In addition, they are peaceful and can be kept with other non-aggressive species. All in all, the Rummy-Nose Tetra is an ideal choice for any aquarist.

Providing an ideal environment for breeding is key for successful reproduction. The optimal pH level should be slightly acidic, temperatures should be kept stable, and minimal disturbance should be given to the tank. Additionally, the parents should be removed after the eggs have hatched in order to prevent any fry from being lost. With the right conditions, you can witness the beauty of the breeding process in an aquarium setting. Furthermore, having a separate hospital or “breeding tank” will be necessary to rear the fry.

The Rummy-Nose Tetra is a very active fish and will enjoy a variety of small foods. It is a good choice for those who want an active fish that is also easy to care for.

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