Vampire Tetra (Hydrolycus Scomberoides)


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Vampire Tetra (Hydrolycus Scomberoides)


Common Name: Vampire Tetra
Proper Name: Hydrolycus Scomberoides
Category: Characins
Temperature: 24 - 28 C
Temperament Predatory
Maximum Size: 76 cm
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These fish aren't actually tetras, same order but they're in the family Cynodontidae. The common name is the "Payara" and they can attain a maximum size of around 91cm.
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My Local store has one of these, it is a monster. Beautiful fish not cheap.
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That thing looks like underwater Death.
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