The True Rummy-Nose Tetra gets its name from the red blushing across its nose and face But its beautiful coloration does not end there Hemigrammus bleheri has a mirror-like silver body and a jet-black tail striped with white This color pattern adds a simple, yet striking beauty to any freshwater aquarium
The True Rummy-Nose Tetra is a peaceful omnivore that makes an excellent addition to community aquariums with non-aggressive tankmates.
In your aquarium
Also known as the Banded Rummy-Nose Tetra, this fish native to South America thrives in well-planted systems In addition to plants, decorate the aquarium with scattered rocks and driftwood to simulate its natural habitat As with other shoaling fish, a school of six or more True Rummynose Tetras creates an impressive aquarium display.
For best care, offer a variety of foods, including brine shrimp or daphnia, freeze-dried bloodworms and tubifex, micro pellet food, and high quality flake diets.