Green Fire Tetra



Other Green Fire Tetra Names: Green Fire Tetra, Greenfire Tetra, Rathbun's Bloodfin, Redflank Bloodfin

Green Fire Tetra Scientific Name: Aphyocharax rathbuni

Green Fire Tetra (Aphyocharax rathbuni))

Temperature Range: 72°F-80°F
72°-80°
pH Range: 6.5-7.8
6.5-7.8
Hardness Range: 7-20°
7-20°


Family: Characidae

Species Type: Characins (Tetras)

Green Fire Tetra Adult Size: 2 inches (cm)

Green Fire Tetra Life Expectancy: 4 years

Green Fire Tetra Habitat: South American rivers (Rio Paraguay)

Green Fire Tetra Minimum Tank Size: 10 gallons

Green Fire Tetra Temperament: Peaceful

Green Fire Tetra Diet & Nutrition: Omnivorous - does well with flake foods. Diet can be supplimented with live or frozen foods such as brine shrimp.

Green Fire Tetra Description: A relatively hardy tetra. Should be kept in schools of at least 6, in a tank of at least 10 gallons.

Tank Mate Compatibility: Other community fish.

Green Fire Tetra Breeding & Spawning: Difficult to breed. Females lay relatively few eggs per spawn. Increasing the number of Green Fire tetras will greatly increase the number of eggs produced. Remove the parents after spawning occurs.

Determining Green Fire Tetra Sex: Males have white tips on the dorsal, anal, and pelvic fins.

Aquarium Region: All over

Green Fire Tetra Diseases: None specific to species.



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