Image of Hyphessobrycon eques (Jewel tetra). Hyphessobrycon eques Etymology: Hyphessobrycon: Greek, hyphesson, -on, -on = a little smaller + Greek. Characin fish guide for Serpae Tetra, Hyphessobrycon eques profile, Red Minor Tetra Facts, pictures and description, Serpae Tetra care, habitat, and lifespan. Descriptions and articles about the Jewel Tetra, scientifically known as Hyphessobrycon eques in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Comprehensive.

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Please help I’m getting a headache. Based on experience a goldfish should not be mixed up most of the tetras and barbs since goldfishes are hyphessobryfon and lethargic while tetras and barbs are very active. However if you want to maximise yield a more controlled approach is required. I added two more Loaches one died. Choose males that are the most colorful. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. However, males are usually slimmer and smaller than females. I also have a 10 gallon tank set up for baby guppies, and hyphessobrycpn platys.

Sexual Dimorphism Sexually wques females are noticeably rounder-bodied and a little larger than males. Will a mom platy go after the baby guppies, they are 1 week old, The platy is due anytime.

Filtering through peat moss can also be helpful. For the first few days, feed the fry infusoria-type foods until they can feed on microworm or brine shrimp nauplii. The tank should be well-planted, providing shelter and hiding spots. Wild specimen from an unspecified locality in Brazil. It is not advisable to keep this fish with slow-swimming, long-finned tankmates. This group contains H. This tremendous taxonomical and morphological diversity has historically impaired the ability of researchers to resolve hyphessorbycon genetic relationships with hyohessobrycon taxa remaining incertae sedis.

Habitat Most typically inhabits still and sluggish tributaries and backwaters, including ponds and small lakes, eqes it forms aggregations around patches of marginal vegetation or submerged tree roots. The ‘fairy-fin’ strain is one of a number of selectively-bred ornamental varieties of this species.


Serpae tetra – Wikipedia

A further limiting factor has been that in many cases exhaustive study of these on an individual basis is the only way to resolve such problems.

Floating plants are also helpful to shield the light. Goldfish like colder water. A group of at least specimens should be considered the minimum requirement since this increases the likelihood that the fish will be distracted by each other rather than their tankmates but will result in a more effective, natural-looking display.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Hyphessobrycon eques. Enter a Freshwater Aquarium. Characiformes is among the most diverse orders of freshwater fishes currently including close to valid species distributed among 19 families. They typically spawn in the early morning, and the females will release about to eggs among the fine-leaved plants.

Bella – If you are talking about the serpae tetra, they are a schooling fish.

Serpae Tetra

The most common form of this species has a vertically-elongate humeral spot. The farm-raised fish available in stores are fairly adaptable hypheasobrycon water chemistry is concerned and should be happy within the range 5.

Nate – I added 4 Red Serpa Tetras to my 75 gallon tank and they started of shoaling wques very well. And difficult fish is happy with the water, is too cold for the tropicals. I notice that serpraes like to nip at each others and other fish’s fins.

Serpae Tetra, Hyphessobrycon eques, Red Minor Tetra, Jewel Tetra

I also have one dalmatian molly the other two didn’t survive after a case of ich. The Loach was depressed in my oppinion for the last couple years after his original tank mate got big and I moved him up to a bigger tank. It is an omnivore and will feed on flake and blood worms. Any way to tame these once calm fish? Take great care and make sure to properly clean or quarantine anything that you add to an established tank so as not to upset the balance.


Groups will make them feel comfortable and help diffuse some of their pugnacious tendencies. A 10 inch OscarSmall tetras need a gallon tank, Large Tetra species need gallons at the very least. Finally, some authors refer to this fish as the Red Phantom Tetra.

Wild specimen from Mato Grosso state, central Brazil. If geography is not an issue many rainbowfishes and cyprinids are also suitable, but be sure to research your choices thoroughly before purchase.

A more extensive analysis by Oliveira et al. Warren E Burgess, Dr. Retrieved from ” https: No equed rule is always right when applied to nature.

Serpae tetra

He concluded that Hyphessobrycon sensu stricto should be restricted to a monophyletic group of 24 species which share the unambiguous synapomorphy of the Weberian apparatus being orientated dorso-horizontally though the dorsal hyphessobryco of the operculum with other defining characters comprising a black spot in the dorsal-fin and lack of visible lateral-line except in some specimens of H.

I resetup my tank with the old decor, water, filter, media, etc. A number of common names are used to describe this decorative tetra. Now two weeks later they are constantly nipping at each other. Views Read Edit View history.

RW – Any goldfish species generally attract nippers. When the adult fish are well-conditioned a single pair or group comprising one or two males and several females can then be introduced to each container and left in place until eggs are detected typically the following morning.

Reggie – tetras in a 10 gallon tank? Did not hyphessobryconn any.

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