Origin: This fish's ancestors lived in Columbia in northern South America, but this fish was spawned and raised on a famous fish farm, and these Tetras now live in many aquariums throughout most of the world.
Maximum Size: This fish can grow to be about 2" long including the tail.
Compatibility: Some recommended tank mates include small fish like Guppies, Platys, Corydoras Catfish, Gouramis, etc.
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Life Span: They'll probably live for a few years with good water and premium food.
Gender: The females fill with eggs and become plumper, as they mature. Males are more colorful and have longer fins.
Breeding: Tetras scatter their eggs on plants or special breeding mops made of nylon yarn.
Popularity: This is a long time favorite and is still very popular.
Names: The scientific name is Nematobrycon palmeri.
Variations: We haven't seen any.
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