Rummy Nose Tetra
Hemigrammus bleheri common name rummy nose tetra.
They can grow up to 4-5 cm / 2 inches fully grown. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range 5.5-7.0, and temperatures of 22-25 Celsius / 72-77 °F.
The rummy nose tetra gets its name from the red blushing across its nose and face. With its black striped tail its a lovely mixture of colours to have in the tank.
They are a peaceful community fish, and are better in groups. They move very quickly, so they can mix with small to medium size fish.
They eat most foods like flake, small pellets, and granular foods. Also a treat freeze dried, live or frozen foods is good for them.
Rummy Nose are small fish they only require small size foods.
They are very greedy fish so will usually be the first up waiting for the food.
A colour enhancing food is good to feed the rummy nose tetra to keep there lovely red nose bright.
Only feed the rummy nose once a day at the most.
Some foods good for rummy nose are