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The Rummynose Tetra is a popular and peaceful freshwater fish that can make a great addition to any community aquarium. These tetras are native to South America and prefer soft, slightly acidic water with a temperature between 75-82°F. They are best kept in schools of at least 6 individuals and require a minimum tank size of 20 gallons.


Rummynose Tetras are easily recognized by their vibrant red nose and silver body. They have a slender, torpedo-shaped body and can grow up to 2 inches in length. These tetras are active swimmers and enjoy having plenty of swimming space in their aquarium.


In terms of care, Rummynose Tetras are fairly easy to maintain. They are omnivores and will accept a variety of foods, including flakes, pellets, and live or frozen foods. They appreciate a well-planted aquarium with plenty of hiding places and open swimming areas.


Rummynose Tetras are generally peaceful and non-aggressive towards other fish, but it's important to avoid keeping them with larger, aggressive species that may bully or eat them. Overall, these tetras are a great choice for aquarists of all levels and can bring plenty of color and activity to a community aquarium.

Rummynose Tetra

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