Common Name(s)
Lemon tetra
Scientific Name
Hyphessobrycon pulchripinnis
Family
Characidae
Origin
Tapajos river basin
Temperament
Peaceful
Maximum Size
2 inches
Minimum Tank Size
20 gallon high
Tank Setup
Nothing in particular
Tank Region
Middle-top
Diet
Omnivore
Breeding
Egg-scatter. Parents don't take care of their young.
Compatibility
With other temp-compatible community fish
Ease of Keeping
Easy
Care
pH: Doesn't matter; Temperature: 68-83 Fahrenheit
Hyphessobrycon_pulchripinnis.jpg

By Waugsberg - Own work, CC BY 2.5, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=974567

A schooling fish, so should be in a group of 6+ of its own species.

Females are more deep-bodied and larger than males.