Common Name(s)
Ember tetra
Scientific Name
Hyphessobrycon amandae
Family
Characidae
Origin
Araguaia river basin
Temperament
Peaceful
Maximum Size
0.8 inches
Minimum Tank Size
10 gallons
Tank Setup
Best with a dark substrate and lots of plants.
Tank Region
Middle-top
Diet
Micropredator. Will be fine with dry foods but should be fed small live foods.
Breeding
Egg-scatterer. Doesn’t take care of it’s young.
Compatibility
With small, temp-compatible, peaceful species.
Ease of Keeping
Easy
Care
pH: Doesn't matter; Temperature: 68-83 Fahrenheit
Hyphessobrycon_amandae.jpg

By Mbdtsmo - Own work, GFDL, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3876201

Males are more intensely colored, females are more rounder-bodied.

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