Common Name(s)
Blue-red Colombian tetra, Colombian tetra
Scientific Name
Hyphessobrycon columbianus
Family
Characidae
Origin
Only known from the Rio Acandi in Northern Colombia
Temperament
Peaceful
Maximum Size
2.5 inches
Minimum Tank Size
20 gallon long
Tank Setup
Nothing in particular
Tank Region
Middle-top
Diet
Omnivore, unfussy about what it eats.
Breeding
Egg-scatterer, showing no parental care.
Compatibility
With other temp-compatible community fish
Ease of Keeping
Easy
Care
pH: Doesn't matter; Temperature: 77-83 Fahrenheit
Hyphessobrycon_colombianus.jpg

By Marrabbio2 - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4754796

A schooling fish, so should be kept in groups of 6+ of its own species.

Males are more colorful, slimmer-bodied, and smaller than females.