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Rummynose Tetra

Original price $4.99 - Original price $174.99
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$4.99 - $174.99
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Style: 1 Fish

Rummynose Tetra (Hemigrammus bleheri)


The Rummynose Tetra, scientifically referred to as Hemigrammus bleheri, stands out due to its distinctive, vivid red nose and sharply contrasting tail marked with bold black and white stripes. Originating from the warm waters of the Amazon Basin, this species is cherished by aquarists for its brilliant colors, its coordinated schooling behavior, and its strong indication of water quality through its vivid nose coloration.


  • Distinctive bright red nose
  • Eye-catching striped tail pattern
  • Reacts sensitively to water conditions, making its nose a good indicator of water quality
  • Strong schooling behavior enhances the beauty of aquarium displays

How to Keep:

Rummynose Tetras thrive in soft, slightly acidic water with ample swimming space. A densely planted tank with subdued lighting accentuates their colors and offers refuge. Since they are a shoaling species, they are best kept in groups of 6 or more. Clean, stable water conditions are crucial for this species, as they are sensitive to abrupt changes and pollutants.


  • Scientific Name: Hemigrammus bleheri
  • Temperature: 24 - 28 °C
  • pH Level: 6.0 - 7.5
  • TDS: 50-150 ppm
  • GH: 4-12
  • KH: 2-5
  • Lifespan: 5-6 years
  • Size: 4-5 cm
  • Diet: Omnivore
  • Behavior: Peaceful
  • Breeding: Intermediate