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Scientific Name Hyphessobrycon takasei  Géry, 1964
Common Names Coffee-bean Tetra
Kaffebönstetra (Sweden)
Type Locality Serra do Navio above Macapá, Amapá Territory, Lower Amazon basin, Brazil.
Pronunciation hi fess oh bry kon
Etymology Hyphessobrycon: hyphesson, -on, -on = a little smaller + Greek, bryko = to bite. 
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Size 30mm or 1.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Araguari and Oyapock River basins.
La Plata, Paraná, Paranaíba, Araguari (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers, Oyapock (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Suggested Tankmates As a shoaling fish, a group of five or more is definitely preferred.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Tropical Fish Hobbyist v. 12 (no. 7, Mar.), pp 15, Fig. 2
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Last Update 2021 Apr 05 10:08 (species record created: 2013 Jun 14 14:50)