Rummy Nose Tetra

Rummy Nose Tetra

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Scientific name is Hemigrammus Bleheri but they are commonly known as Common Rummy Nose Neon Tetra or Firehead Tetra due to their unique appearance. Three parts of their body reflect three different patterns: bright red nose, silver body, and horizontally striped black-and-white tail. To those who love amazing displays inside their aquarium, Rummy Nose Neon Tetra will be the great choice as their features make them stand out, especially when they swim together. Rummy Nose Neon Tetras are native to South America, normally found in further inland and have a narrow range along the Negro and Meta River basins in Brazil and Columbia. They prefer soft, light acidic water. As they are shoaling species, it is recommended to keep them in schools of no less than six. Rummy Nose Neon Tetras are best known for their peaceful disposition and outgoing personality. You may often see them hanging out around the middle to top of the tank. Their good tank mates are small and peaceful ones, 

What You Can Expect From This Fish:

  • Unique appearance
  • Peaceful disposition 
  • Excellent for inhabiting the middle and top of the aquarium


  • Temperature: 64° - 82° F (18° - 27.7° C)
  • pH: 5.5 - 7.0 (more acidic water is preferable)
  • KH: 4 - 8 dKH
  • Minimum tank size: 10 gallons (One fish per two gallons)


  • Diet: Rummy Nose Neon Tetras are omnivores. They normally feed on both meaty food and bits of plant debris, larvae. High-quality flake food, pellets, and bloodworms are highly recommended.
  • Social behavior: Peaceful, schooling/shoaling, outgoing
  • Origin: Tank-bred, but indigenous to South America
  • Average adult size: 1 - 1.5 inches (2.5 - 3.8 cm)
  • Average purchase size: 1/2 - 1 inch (1.3 - 2.5 cm) 

See more details about the care guide for Rummy Nose Tetra here.

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