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Head and Tail Light Tetra

Stocking Fish Tips: Make sure that any new fish you are planning to add to your tank will be compatible with the current inhabitants. You need to look at temperament, water parameters and tank size requirements. For instance, please don’t put a common pleco in anything under 55 gallons.
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Head and Tail Light Tetra

Quick StatisticsTemperament: Community
Family: Characidae
Native To: South America
Diet: Omnivore
Adult Size: Up to 2″
Temperature: 64-82°F
Care Level: Easy
Tank Size: 10+ Gallons
Scientific Name: Hemigrammus ocellifer
Environment: Freshwater

Schooling community fish that does best in a group of six of more
Live plants and soft water are desired for this species
Needs plenty of hiding places as well as swimming space