Red Eye Tetra
Common name: Red Eye Tetra
Scientific name: Moenkhausia Sanctaefilomenae
Average Adult Fish Size: 2.8 inches / 7 cm
Place of Origin: Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina.
Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 25 gallon / 100 litre
Temperature: 72 – 79 Deg F / 22 – 26 Deg C
Water chemistry: pH 6.0 – 8.0
Feeding: The Red Eye Tetra will accept almost anything put in the tank so a stable diet of normal tropical flakes is the best place to start.
Sexing: The female Red Eye Tetra is a rounder bodied fish when in breeding condition.
Breeding: Dimly lit tank with some fine leaved plants on the bottom to catch the eggs will encourage breeding. Be sure to remove parents after they have spawned to avoid them eating the eggs.