Crystal Red Tetra (Hyphessobrycon haraldschultzi)

Also known as Schultz's Signal Tetra, Schultz's Tetra

Description

Also known as Schultz's Signal Tetra, Schultz's Tetra.

Found in lakes and rivers of the Araguaia river basin.
They feed on algae, crustaceans and invertebrates.
Length - 2.1cm
Depth - ?m
Widespread South America

Popular aquarium fish!
Related to Piranha's.
Piranha's have a fearsome reputation (because of James bond 007) as a voracious predator that can strip flesh off bones in minutes, although they have razor sharp teeth they are in fact quite timid scavengers. (edit) Ref: http://www.fishbase.se/summary/46316

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