Friday, August 10, 2012

Fish Profile of the Week:     Beacon Tetra

Beacon tetra

Names: Hemigrammus occelifer

pH range: 6.8-7.5

Climate: 22°C - 26°C

Distribution: South America

Size :  5cm

Difficulty: easy

Availability: common

Behavior:  Schooling fish.

Diet: Omnivore

Life Span:  3-5years

Sexing:  Adult females also tend to be slightly larger and more heavy-bodied than males.

Beacon Tetra