Common Name(s)
Von rio tetra, flame tetra
Scientific Name
Hyphessobrycon flammeus
Family
Characidae
Origin
Brazil
Temperament
Peaceful
Maximum Size
1.6 inches
Minimum Tank Size
15/20 gallon with minimum base dimensions of 24 x 12
Tank Setup
Nothing in particular
Tank Region
Middle-top
Diet
Omnivore
Breeding
Egg-scatterer. Doesn’t take care of it’s young.
Compatibility
With other temp-compatible community fish
Ease of Keeping
Easy
Care
pH: Doesn't matter; Temperature: 68-79 Fahrenheit
Hyphessobrycon_flammeus_3.jpg

By Mosasaurus - Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3287808

Males are smaller, not as deep-bodied, and brighter colored than females.

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