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Scientific Name Brachychalcinus orbicularis  (Valenciennes, 1850)
Common Names Discus Tetra
Disk Tetra
Type Locality Essequibo River, Guyana.
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Size 90mm or 3.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Coastal drainages of Suriname and Guyana.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
pH 5.5 - 7.5
Temperature 18.0-24.0°C or 64.4-75.2°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 22, pp 138.
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Last Update 2016 Jan 09 04:52 (species record created: 2014 May 11 09:11)