- Art Gallery -

Hyphessobrycon rosaceus

Hyphessobrycon rosaceus

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Ostariophysi
Ordo: Characiformes
Familia: Characidae
Subfamilia: Incertae sedis
Genus: Hyphessobrycon
Species: Hyphessobrycon rosaceus

The Rosy tetra comes from the South American countries of Guyana and Brazil.

Water Conditions

The Rosy tetra is a tropical fish and a temperature of between 24 and 28 degrees C is suitable. In the wild they come from areas with soft acid water, but the adults can tolerate neutral or even slightly alkaline water in an aquarium.

The Rosy tetra is an egg scattering school spawning fish in the wild. In an aquarium it is often spawned as a pair. 100 eggs can be laid by one female, usually in the early morning, and over fine leaved plants.
Conservation Status

The IUCN red list has not evaluated the likelihood of this species becoming extinct.

Fishbase: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/speciesSummary.php?ID=12383&genusname=Hyphessobrycon&speciesname=rosaceus
IUCN Red list: http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/search

Biology Encyclopedia

Fish Images

Source: Wikipedia, Wikispecies: All text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License