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Red Eye Tetra Fact Sheet

Red Eye Tetra Fact Sheet The “Red Eye Tetra”, “Moenkhausia sanctaefilomenae”, has a number of other common names, these include: “Yellowhead Characin”, “Lamp Eye”, “Yellow back Moenkhausia”, “Yellowhead Tetra”, and “Yellow-banded moenkhausia”. The Red Eye Tetra comes from eastern Bolivia, western Brazil, eastern Peru and Paraguay in South America. The maximum length of the Red ...

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The Neon Tetra: Great Introductory Freshwater Tropical Fish

Tetras run the gamut in terms of size, color, temperament and popularity. For the vast majority, these freshwater tropical fish are ideal candidates for a community aquarium set-up. One of the most famous of the tropical fish species and popular still, is the Neon Tetra(paracheirodon innesi). The Neon Tetra hails from the northern part of ...

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Black Widow Tetra Fact Sheet

Black Widow Tetra Fact Sheet The Black Widow Tetra, Gymnocorymbus ternetzi a medium sized tetra, growing to about two inches (6 cm). Other names for this fish are: Black Tetra, Black Skirt Tetra and Petticoat Fish. Some people find slightly aggressive, but this is not my own observation. However, the possibility needs to be borne ...

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Trader Joe’s, Organic Creamy Tomato Soup

Trader Joe’s is a really fun store. I always seem to end up buying a new product; either new to me or new to the store. I purchased Trader Joe’s brand Organic Creamy Tomato Soup. I love soup and am always game to try a new brand or flavor. My grandfather, who also loved soup, ...

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Overview of Tetra Species of Tropical Fish

Some of the more popular tropical fish for the home aquarium are the tetra species. In general, these fish originate in the warm waters of South America and Africa. All of the species are warm tropical fish that require a heater in the fish tank. Most are quite hardy and take a variety of pH ...

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Buenos Aires Tetra Fact Sheet

Buenos Aires Tetra Fact Sheet The Buenos Aires Tetra, Hemigrammus anisitsi or Hemigrammus caudovittatus (junior synonym) comes from South America. It occurs in the Buenos Aires region of Argentina including the Rio de la Plata. The Buenos Aires Tetra also is reported to be in Brazil and Paraguay, including in the Rio Parana and the ...

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Blind Cave Tetra Fact Sheet

Blind Cave Tetra Fact Sheet The “Blind Cave Tetra”, “Astyanax fasciatus mexicanus”, is a very unusual fish. It is completely devoid of skin pigments and has a pink skin due to the haemoglobin in its blood. The most distinctive part is that it has no eyes as an adult. For the first two weeks of ...

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Diamond Tetra Fact Sheet

Diamond Tetra Fact Sheet The Diamond Tetra, Moenkhausia pittieri, is a peaceful little fish from Venezuela. Other common names are the Monk Tetra and the Moenk tetra. It comes from Lake Valencia and the surrounding rivers. It is not threatened in the wild. The Diamond Tetra grows to about two and a half inches (7cm), ...

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Cardinal Tetra Fact Sheet

Cardinal Tetra Fact Sheet The Cardinal Tetra Paracheirodon axelrodi is closely related to the very popular Neon Tetra Paracheirodon innesi and the Green Neon Tetra Paracheirodon simulans. It is less closely related to the hundreds of other tetra species. The Cardinal’s specific name, axelrodi was given to honour the great fish expert, Herbert R. Axelrod. ...

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Glowlight Tetra Fact Sheet

The Glowlight Tetra, Hemigrammus erythrozonus is a peaceful little fish. The other common names of theGlowlight Tetra are variations on the spelling of Glowlight Tetra; Glo-light tetra, Glolight and Glolight. The Glowlight Tetra usually grows to about one inch (2.5cm) long although there are reports of ones as big as one and a half times ...