Image of Hyphessobrycon eques (Jewel tetra). Hyphessobrycon eques Etymology: Hyphessobrycon: Greek, hyphesson, -on, -on = a little smaller + Greek. Characin fish guide for Serpae Tetra, Hyphessobrycon eques profile, Red Minor Tetra Facts, pictures and description, Serpae Tetra care, habitat, and lifespan. Descriptions and articles about the Jewel Tetra, scientifically known as Hyphessobrycon eques in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Comprehensive.
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Please help I’m getting a headache Jeremy Roche – Try setting up nice sinle species tanks with it. Serpae Tetra – Quick Aquarium Care.
Nelson, Fishes of the WorldWiley, A small, air-powered sponge filter is needed for filtration and gentle water movement. They do best when kept in pairs or in schools of at least 5 to 6 individuals. They have been happy and no extreme nipping. Also, females are fuller-bodied. I bought two more to keep my three long living Sarpae alive and happy. Keep the tank dimly lit with bunches of fine-leaved plants, such as Myrophyllum, java moss, or artificial spawning grass, so the female has a place to deposit the eggs.
They don’t bother any of the other fish including the fry. Not only other fish but plants, substrate, and decorations can harbor bacteria. Most typically inhabits still and sluggish tributaries and backwaters, including ponds and small lakes, where it forms aggregations around patches of marginal vegetation or submerged tree roots.
Maximum Standard Length 30 — 40 mm. I notice that serpraes like to nip at each others and other fish’s fins. I got 3 guppies, 2 mickeymouse, 1 color tetra, 1 black moor, 1cat fish, 1 algae, 2 glo-lite,and 2 serpae tetra.
It is either you keep goldfishes which mixes well with koi, live bearers or you have the tetras and babs with some cichlids. Instead of swimming smoothly or for long distances at a time, Serpae Tetras move in relatively short spurts, unless stressed. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I also have a 10 gallon tank set up for baby guppies, and baby platys. To keep a good balance, give them a high quality flake food every day. If you can get hold of wild stock slighty acidic to neutral water is advisable.
They can also get along fine with other similar-sized and active fish. This is their normal behavior and by itself need not alarm aquarists. Woodwork and floating plants will make them feel comfortable. Floating plants are also helpful to shield the light. Then I kept the last three in my aquarium for almost two years.
Characidae Distribution As currently understood see below H. Lighting in the tank should be dim as they come from areas that have dense forest cover.
You be the judge do they look happy or not?! This group contains H.
Another junior synonym, H. Serpae tetra Hyphessobrycon eques.
Set up a dedicated breeding tank and remove the parents immediately after spawning, or they will eat the eggs. Now two weeks later they are constantly nipping at each other.
Provide a small breeding tank of about equss to 5 gallons with a dark substrate. Specimens from the UK aquarium trade. The eggs hatch in about a day.
Aquarium Care Serpae Equss are not exceptionally difficult hyhpessobrycon care for provided the water is kept clean. I had originally bought 5 2 died over like 5 months.
Their results suggest that Hyphessobrycon is a member of a clade also containing the genera AstyanaxAstyanacinusMoenkhausiaInpaichthysand Hemigrammusof which all species possess five or more teeth in the inner series of the premaxilla. Two would hang out on one side and one on the other.
Serpae Tetra, Hyphessobrycon eques, Red Minor Tetra, Jewel Tetra
As currently understood see below H. So I let someone have the Albino it was a hard choice. Hi, my name is andrea, I have hyphessobryvon fish in all in my 35 gallon tank. This tetra used to be described scientifically as Hyphessobrycon callistus.
He was always hiding and was growing super slow!
Specimen from the Danish aquarium trade. The eggs will hatch in approximately 24 to 28 hours, and the fry will be free-swimming a few days equws.