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Ember Tetra (Hyphessobrycon amandae)

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Introducing the fiery Ember Tetras, a burst of vibrant color for your aquarium, available at Aquarium Roots. Native to the clear, slow-moving waters of South America, these small and energetic fish, scientifically known as Hyphessobrycon amandae, are renowned for their striking red and gold hues, bringing a touch of warmth to your aquatic world.

Ember Tetras are a joy to watch as they swim in schools, creating a mesmerizing display of colors and energetic movement. Their peaceful nature and social behavior make them an excellent choice for aquarists of all levels. These tetras are relatively low-maintenance and can thrive in a variety of tank conditions.

Explore our care chart below for more information on how to provide the best environment for your Ember Tetras:

Care Chart:

  • Species: Ember Tetra (Hyphessobrycon amandae)
  • Origin: South America
  • Size: 1 inch
  • Lifespan: 2-4 years
  • Water Temperature: 72-80°F
  • pH: 5.5-7.0
  • Water Hardness: Soft to moderately hard
  • Tank Size: Minimum 10 gallons for a school
  • Diet: Omnivorous - feed high-quality flakes, small pellets, and live or frozen foods
  • Compatibility: Peaceful, suitable for community aquariums