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Silver-tipped Tetra

SSilver-tipped tetra or Copper Tetra, Hasemania Nana, is a nano fish that lives up to its common names. Its body is warm yellow/golden with striking and contrasting silvery tips on its fins. Silver-tipped tetra is a fish perfectly suited for nano or community aquarium setups. 

Care Guide for Silver-tipped Tetra

Silver-tipped Tetras are small characins and belong to the Characidae family. They are found in Eastern Brazil, the Sao Francisco Basin, and Western Brazil, the Purus River tributaries. In nature, these fish swimm in large groups among aquatic plants, tree roots, and branches in slow-moving waters. Silver-tipped tetras will tolerate a wide range of aquarium conditions and should be kept in as large groups as possible. They look truly spectacular in large schoals.

Max Size:   1.5 inches
Water:   72 - 82 F; pH 6.5 - 7.5
Difficulty:   Easy
Living Zone:   Middle
Temperament:   Peaceful and Social

In aquariums, they will appreciate plant thickets, driftwood, other aquarium decorations, and open swimming spaces.

Silver-tipped tetras can be kept with many other peaceful fishes, including discus, dwarf cichlids, corydoras catfish, plecos, and many other community fish. They will readily accept a variety of foods, including flakes and small pellets.

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