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  • Moenkhausia sanctaefilomenae
  • Moenkhausia sanctaefilomenae
  • Moenkhausia sanctaefilomenae
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Scientific Name Moenkhausia sanctaefilomenae  (Steindachner, 1907)
Common Names Red Eye Tetra
Rotaugen-Moenkhausia (Germany), Rödögonsmoenkhausia (Sweden)
Type Locality Lagoon at Santa Filomena on Rio Parnahyba, Brazil.
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Size 70mm or 2.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Paraíba, São Francisco, upper Paraná, Paraguay and Uruguay River basins: Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay.
São Francisco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Uruguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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pH 6.0 - 8.0
Temperature 22.0-26.0°C or 71.6-78.8°F (Show species within this range)
Other Parameters Hardy and will adapt to a wide range of conditions.
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Suggested Tankmates Best in shoals of five or more.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse v. 44 (no. 6) (for 28 Feb. 1907), pp 82.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 07:44 (species record created: 2013 Jan 08 13:38)