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Tetra Size List

Discussion in 'Cyprinids, Characins and Atherinids' started by The-Wolf, Aug 3, 2005.

  1. The-Wolf

    The-Wolf Ex-LFS manager/ keeper of over 30 danio species

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    I have been compiling this list for a while now,
    I thought that some of you may find it helpfull.
    I have used the most common, common name
    but so there is no confusion you should refer to the
    scientific name for your futrher research.

    1.7cm/0.67" Ruby tetra Axelrodia riesei
    2cm/0.79" Ember tetra Hyphessobrycon amandae
    2cm/0.79" Green Neon tetra Paracheirodon simulans
    2.1cm/0.83" Jellybean tetra Lepidarchus adonis
    2.7cm/1.06" Silvertip tetra Hasemania nana
    2.8cm/1.10" Royal tetra Inpaichthys kerri
    3.1cm/1.22" Jewel tetra Hyphessobrycon eques
    3.2cm/1.26" Blackline Penguinfish Thayeria boehlkei
    3.2cm/1.26" Red phantom tetra Hyphessobrycon sweglesi
    3.3cm/1.30" Flag tetra Hyphessobrycon heterorhabdus
    3.4cm/1.34" Rosy tetra Hyphessobrycon rosaceus
    3.4cm/1.34" Splash tetra Copella arnoldi
    3.6cm/1.42" Black phantom tetra Hyphessobrycon megalopterus
    3.6cm/1.42" Firehead tetra Hemigrammus bleheri
    3.8cm/1.50" Lemon tetra Hyphessobrycon pulchripinnis
    3.9cm/1.54" False rummynose tetra Petitella georgiae
    4.1cm/1.61" Cochu's blue tetra Boehlkea fredcochui
    4.2cm/1.65" Emperor tetra Nematobrycon palmeri
    4.3cm/1.69" Ornate tetra Hyphessobrycon bentosi
    4.4cm/1.73" Head-and-taillight tetra Hemigrammus ocellifer
    4.5cm/1.77" Black neon tetra Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi
    4.5cm/1.77" Neon tetra Paracheirodon innesi
    4.5cm/1.77" Serpae tetra Hyphessobrycon Serpae
    4.5cm/1.77" X-ray tetra Pristella maxillaris
    5cm/1.97" Cardinal tetra Paracheirodon axelrodi
    5cm/1.97" False black tetra Gymnocorymbus thayeri
    5cm/1.97" Roberti tetra Moenkhausia robertsi
    5cm/1.97" Rummy Nose tetra Hemigrammus rhodostomus
    5cm/1.97" White Tip tetra Hyphessobrycon Bentosi Bentosi
    5.1cm/2.01" Flame tetra Hyphessobrycon flammeus
    5.1cm/2.01" Glowlight tetra Hemigrammus erythrozonus
    5.3cm/2.09" Featherfin tetra Hemigrammus unilineatus
    5.3cm/2.09" Gold tetra Hemigrammus rodwayi
    5.5cm/2.17" Bloodfin tetra Aphyocharax anisitsi
    5.5cm/2.17" White Skirt tetra Gymnocorymbus ternetzi
    5.6cm/2.20" Spotfin tetra Hyphessobrycon socolofi
    6cm/2.36" Black widow tetra Gymnocorymbus ternetzi
    6cm/2.36" Diamond tetra Moenkhausia pittieri
    6cm/2.36" Glass bloodfin Prionobrama filigera
    6.1cm/2.4" Bleeding-heart tetra Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma
    7cm/2.76" Columbian tetra Hyphessobrycon columbianus
    7cm/2.76" Redeye tetra Moenkhausia sanctaefilomenae
    7.5cm/2.95" Banded tetra Astyanax aeneus
    7.63cm/3" Buenos Aries tetra Hyphessobrycon anisitsi
    8cm/3.15" African moon tetra Bathyaethiops caudomaculatus
    8cm/3.15" Bandtail tetra Moenkhausia dichroura
    8cm/3.15" Congo tetra Phenacogrammus interruptus
    9cm/3.5" Discus Tetra Brachychalcinus orbicularis
    9.6cm/3.78" Niger tetra Arnoldichthys spilopterus
    12cm/4.72" Longfin tetra Brycinus longipinnis
    15.25cm/6" Bucktooth tetra Exodon paradoxus
    76.2cm/30" Sabretooth tetra Hydrolycus scomberoides
     
  2. ninachu

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    WooooW
    thank you
    very useful !
    cheeeeers
     
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  5. bitteraspects

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    exodons only average 3" in a captive environment. 4" is rare
     
  6. Truck

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    2.5cm is the average size for embers...all the internet sources say 2, but until youve kept them, you cant then see how big they actually get
     
  7. ALW

    ALW What works for one may not work for another!

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    I have a few Neon's at 5cm, however most are between 3-4cm.
     
  8. TekFish

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    How can black skirts and white skirts be different sizes if they're the same species? :blink: :blink: :blink:
     
  9. The-Wolf

    The-Wolf Ex-LFS manager/ keeper of over 30 danio species

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