Flag tetra

The Flag tetra lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 5.5 - 7.5, dH range: 15 environment.

* Belgian flag tetra Hyphessobrycon heterorhabdus * Black darter tetra Poecilocharax weitzmani * Black morpho tetra Poecilocharax weitzmani * Black neon tetra Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi * Black phantom tetra Hyphessobrycon megalopterus More

The Flag Tetra is not as hardy as most other tetras, because it is susceptible to disease. More

Flag tetra; Flag cichlid; Flag rockfish; Spanish flag snapper; Flag-in cardinal-fish; Flag-tailed glass perchlet; Bloodfin tetra; Neon tetra; Cardinal tetra; Yellowtail tetra; Nurse tetra; Threeline tetra; Goldencrown tetra; Dragonfin tetra; X-ray tetra; Silvertip tetra; January tetra; Longfin tetra; Firehead tetra; Garnet tetra; Rednose tetra; Glowlight More

My personal favorite of the family is the Flag Tetra, Hyphessobrycon heterorhabdus. Seen in a bare pet store tank they are less than impressive, but given proper surroundings and some time to settle in, they are one of the most attractive glittering gems of the smaller Tetras. More

The female Flag Tetra has a larger more fuller and rounded body. Feeding: They will eat small live foods mixed in with some flakes. Social Behaviour: A peaceful schooling fish that is great for a community tank. More

Flag TetraThe Flag Tetra was introduced to the aquarium in about 1910, and it is not as hardy as many of the more popular tetras. The general shape of the body of the Flag Tetra is similar to the Black Neon Tetra. More

* Flag tetra Hyphessobrycon heterorhabdus * Flame tail tetra Aphyocharax erythrurus * Flame tetra Hyphessobrycon flammeus * Garnet tetra Hemigrammus pulcher * Glass tetra Moenkhausia oligolepis More

Flag Tetra (Hyphessobrycon Heterorhabdus) = March 28, 2009 by admin Filed under Egg Bearers, Fish Species, Freshwater Leave a Comment Flag Tetra (Hyphessobrycon Heterorhabdus)The Flag Tetra fish can be found on More

Common names

Belgian flag tetra in English
Bystrzyk trójpregi in Polish (polski)
Dreibandsalmler in German (Deutsch)
Dreibindensalmler in German (Deutsch)
Falscher Ulrey in German (Deutsch)
False ulreyi in English
Flag characin in English
Flag tetra in English
Kolmijuovatetra in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Trebåndstetra in Danish (dansk)
Trebandstetra in Swedish (Svenska)
异纹魮脂鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
異紋魮脂鯉 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Characiformes
Family : Characidae
Genus : Hyphessobrycon
Species : Hyphessobrycon heterorhabdus
Authority : Ulrey, 1894