Imperial Lapis Tetra (Hyphessobrycon sp. ‘Imperial Lapis’)

$15.99

The Imperial Lapis Tetra (Hyphessobrycon sp. ‘Imperial Lapis’), also known as the black band tetra, the black stripe tetra, the blue blackbanded tetra, or the blue ribbon tetra, is a small species of characin native to freshwaters of South America. Growing up to 2 inches long, this is a smaller species of tetra, making it a versatile addition to a variety of community tanks. These fish have beautiful coloration, with silvery rainbow bodies and a striking black stripe down their side. As a schooling species, the Imperial Lapis Tetra will do best in groups.

Description

Imperial Lapis Tetra (Hyphessobrycon sp. ‘Imperial Lapis’)

Origin: Aquacultured Brazil
Diet: Micropredator and scavenger. Will accept most prepared and frozen foods in the aquarium
Adult Size: 2″
Recommended Tank Size: 20 gallons+
Compatibility: Peaceful towards any comparably sized tankmates

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          6.0 – 7.2
Temp:                     76-82F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <30ppm