Common Name(s)
Rosy tetra
Scientific Name
Hyphessobrycon rosaceus
Family
Characidae
Origin
Guyana, Suriname, Brazil
Temperament
Peaceful
Maximum Size
1.6 inches
Minimum Tank Size
15/20 gallon with minimum base dimensions of 24 x 12 inches
Tank Setup
Nothing in particular, but its colors will be stronger in a more heavily planted with a dark substrate and background.
Tank Region
Middle-top
Diet
Undemanding. It will take most foods
Breeding
Egg-scatterer. No parental care exhibited, will eat its own eggs if given the chance.
Compatibility
Don't keep with larger, more boisterous species.
Ease of Keeping
Easy
Care
pH: Doesn't matter; Temperature: 75-82 Fahrenheit
Male_Rosy_Tetra.jpg

By Aquakeeper14 - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=21442271

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

Males are larger, slimmer, and more colorful than females. They also have longer anal and dorsal fins.