Georgett's Tetra (Hyphessobrycon georgettae)

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Georgett's Tetra

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Georgett's Tetra

Hyphessobrycon georgettae

76 Litres (20 US G.)

2.5-4.1cm (1-1.6 ")




6.0 - 7.0

23 -27 °C (73.4-80.6°F)

2-12 °d

2:3 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

3-8 years



Additional names

Georgett's Tetra, Georgis Tetra

Additional scientific names

Hyphessobrycon georgetti, Hemigrammus georgettae

Origin[edit | edit source]

South America: Suriname.

Sexing[edit | edit source]

Mature females will have a fuller thicker body than males.

Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

A peaceful shoaling fish, keep in groups of 6 or more. Does well with other peaceful community fish, do not keep with aggressive or predatory fish.

Diet[edit | edit source]

Will take most foods including flake, pellet and live/frozen foods.

Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Appreciate a mature spacious tank with both dense planting and open swimming space.

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

A peaceful mid-swimming shoaling fish.

Identification[edit | edit source]

Similar in body shape to the Cardinal Tetra, however, this fish is translucent with the spine and stomach visible. There is glittering iridescence on the body and fins.

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