Short-Finned Congo Tetra (Rhabdalestes septentrionalis)
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Short-Finned Congo Tetra
95 Litres (25 US G.)
6-7 cm (2.4-2.8")
6.0 - 7.5
22 -28 °C (71.6-82.4°F)
- Short-Finned Congo Tetra
Additional scientific names
- Hemigrammopetersius intermedius
Sexing[edit | edit source]
- Females are fuller in the belly than males.
Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]
- A peaceful community fish that should be kept in groups of 6 or more. Keep with other peaceful community fish but nothing with long fins.
Diet[edit | edit source]
- Will accept most foods including pellet and flake as well as live/frozen food such as bloodworm and brine shrimp.
Feeding regime[edit | edit source]
- Feed once or twice a day.
Environment specifics[edit | edit source]
- Keep in a spacious tank with lots of open swimming space as well as hiding places amongst dense planting.
Behaviour[edit | edit source]
- An active shoaling fish.
Identification[edit | edit source]
- An elongate slender fish with a forked caudal. The body is translucent and silver with an iridescent yellow-green lateral line. The fins are mostly transparent but the caudal has hints of yellow colouration.
Pictures[edit | edit source]
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- Fishbase (Mirrors: )