Hyphessobrycon bentosi Durbin, 1908
Ornate tetra
Hyphessobrycon bentosi
photo by Kornobis, S.

Family:  Characidae (Characins), subfamily: Stethaprioninae
Max. size:  4.32 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 5.80000019073486 - 7.5; dH range: 5 - 19
Distribution:  South America: Amazon River basin.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Aquarium keeping: in groups of 5 or more individuals; minimum aquarium size 60 cm (Ref. 51539).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 March 2007 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 13.08.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13
Checked by: Lima, Flavio C. T. - 16.05.01

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