Bleeding Heart Tetra (Hyphessobrycon Erythrostigma)
Bleeding Heart Tetras are a beautiful, resilient, and peaceful addition to a community aquarium. Their distinct “bleeding heart” pattern and shimmering colors create a visually appealing display.
Here is what you need to know about this fantastic fish:
The Bleeding Heart Tetra has a silver body with a bright red patch in the shape of a heart on the chest. They have a black spot at the base of the tail fin.
Personality: Bleeding Heart Tetras are peaceful and social fish that do well in groups of at least 6 to feel secure and happy in their environment.
The Bleeding Heart Tetra is native to South America, specifically the Amazon River basin. They prefer heavily planted aquariums with driftwood, rocks, and hiding spots to mimic their natural habitat.
Bleeding Heart Tetras are considered easy to care for and can be kept by beginner hobbyists. However, it is crucial to maintain water quality and provide a suitable environment to ensure their long-term health and well-being.
Bleeding Heart Tetras are omnivores and will eat a variety of foods, including flakes, pellets, and frozen or live foods such as brine shrimp, bloodworms, and daphnia. A varied diet will ensure their optimal health and coloration.
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