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Scientific Name Moenkhausia sanctaefilomenae  (Steindachner, 1907)
Common Names Red Eye Tetra
Rödögonsmoenkhausia (Sweden), Rotaugen-Moenkhausia (Germany)
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 South America: Brazil (in Paranaíba River basin), Paraguay and Argentina.
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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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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 2020 Oct 11 02:09 (species record created: 2013 Jan 08 13:38)