Emperor Tetra
Emperor Tetra
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Scientific Name: Nematobrycon palmeri


Once settled these are an easy addition to the tank, it is recommended they are introduced into a mature setup for best results
Emperor Tetras are a shoaling species, and are best kept in large numbers. For best results we recommend keeping at least 6 in a shoal - the more the happier they will be
Ideally slightly acidic water conditions are provided between 6.5pH - 7pH however they will happily live in conditions ranging up to pH of 7.5 or higher. Temperatures should range between 24-26°C. Growth Size 5cm
Emperor should be fed a variety of flake, frozen, freeze dried and live foods for a varied diet.  Being omnivores they will happily accept a wide range of foods.
Emperor Tetra are peaceful community fish and are generally accepeted by a wide range of tank mates. Please see the compatability chart below for more information.
Easily identified as the male has a long central spike added to its caudal fin, and the dorsal fin displays a trailing extention.  Whilst not the most prolific of breeders, like most Tetra it will scatter its eggs over fine plants when spawning.Not a prolific breeder.

 
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