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Hyphessobrycon vilmae
Vilma's Tetra, Chocolate Neon Tetra

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Name: Hyphessobrycon vilmae
Size TankpHTemp
Origin: Tapajós River basin
4 cm 40 L 6.5 24°C


I've had five of these fish for two years. They are my oldest fish in the tank. I keep them in a 200 L tank with 1 angelfish, 1 betta, 4 mollies, 6 neon tetras, 1 upside down catfish, 6 tiger barbs and 6 platies. The bulliest fish in the tank are the tiger barbs, because they keep nipping all of my fish, especially my male betta. The nicest of the fish is the Vilma tetra. They are so funny to watch school with my neon tetras and play tag. I would really recommend this fish.

Contributed by Ramon Hernandez

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