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Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma (Tetra perez; Bleeding-heart tetra; Bleeding heart tetra; Bleeding heart)

Synonyms: Hemigrammus erythrostigma; Hyphessobrycon rubrostigma
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Wikipedia Abstract

The bleeding heart tetra, Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma, is a freshwater tropical fish native to the Upper Amazon River basin. It grows to the size of 64mm and lives for around five years.
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Diet [1]  Carnivore, Planktivore
Water Biome [1]  Rivers and Streams

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Cheyenne Mtn Zoological Park
Colchester Zoo
El Paso Zoo
Florida Aquarium
Fort Worth Zoological Park
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Memphis Zoological Garden & Aquarium
Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Ouwehand Zoo
Parc Merveilleux
Parque Zoologico Huachipa
Permskii Zoologicheskii Sad
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
Steinhart Aquarium (CA Acad of Science
Trevor Zoo at Millbrook School
Zoological Society of London


Amazon; America, South - Inland waters; Brazil; Colombia; Neotropical; Peru; South America: Upper Amazon River basin.;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at
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