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Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Spotted Cachorro
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Acestrorhynchus Falcatus
Distribution: South America
Size: 25cm
Compatibility: Red
Temperature: 26-27ºC
PH: 6.5-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Glowlight Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hemigrammus Erythrozonus
Distribution: South America Guyana
Size: 3-5cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 25-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Neon Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hyphessobrycon Innesi
Distribution: South America Peru
Size: 3.5cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 20-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: False Flame Tailed
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Aphyocharax Alburnus
Distribution: South America Amazon
Size: 6-8cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Bloodfin
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Aphyocharax Anisitsi
Distribution: South America Brazil
Size: 3-5cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 20-27ºC
PH: 6.5-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: White Spot Tetra
Characidae
Latin Name: Aphyochara Paraguayensis
Distribution: South America Paraguay
Size: 3-5cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 24-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Rathbun's Bloodfin
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Aphyocharax Rathbuni
Distribution: South America Paraguay
Size: 3-4cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 22-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Confusing Astyanax
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Astyanax Aff. Abramis
Distribution: South America
Size: 4-6cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 24-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Blind Cave Fish
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Astyanax Fasciatus Mexicanus
Distribution: South America
Size: 13cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 22-26ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: White Star Tetra
Characidae
Latin Name: Axelrodia Stigmatis
Distribution: South America
Size: 2-4cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6.5-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Blue Tetra Cochu's
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Boehlkea Fredcochui
Distribution: South America Amazon
Size: 4-6cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Boulenger's Featherfin
Characidae
Latin Name: Bryconaethiops Boulengeri
Distribution: Central Africa
Size: 20cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 22-26ºC
PH: 6.5-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Small Mouth Featherfin
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Bryconaethiops Microstoma
Distribution: Central Africa
Size: 13-15cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6.5-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Black Winged Hatchet
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Carnegiella Marthae
Distribution: South America Rio Negro
Size: 3cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 22-26ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Myer's Hatchet
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Carnegiella Myersi
Distribution: South America Peru
Size: 3cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 22-26ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Marbled Hatchet
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Carnegiella Strigata
Distribution: South America
Size: 3-5cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 25-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Pink Tailed Chalceus
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Chalceus Macrolepidotus
Distribution: South America Columbia
Size: 24-26cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Glass Headstander
Characidae
Latin Name: Charax Gibbosus
Distribution: South America Suriname
Size: 11cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 24-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Cardinal Tetra Gold Effect
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Cheirodon Axelrodi (with Guanin)
Distribution: South America Amazon
Size: 3cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Cardinal Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Cheirodon Axelrodi
Distribution: South America Amazon
Size: 3cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Longfin Blue Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Coelurichthys Microlepis
Distribution: South America
Size: 5cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 23-26ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Red Spotted Copeina
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Copella Guttata
Distribution: South America
Size: 5-7cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Splash Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Copella Arnoldi
Distribution: South America Guianas
Size: 5cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 25-29ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Brown Banded Copella
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Copella Metae
Distribution: South America Brazil
Size: 4cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Copella Spotted
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Copella Species
Distribution: South America Brazil
Size: 4cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Swordtail Characin
Characidae
Latin Name: Corynopoma Riseii
Distribution: South America Columbia
Size: 5-7cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Silver Hatchet Fish
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Gasteropelecus Sternica
Distribution: South America Peru
Size: 8cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Platinum Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Gephyocharax Valencia
Distribution: South America
Size: 3cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Black Widow
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Gymnocorymbus Ternetzi
Distribution: South America Paraguay
Size: 5-7cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 21-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Sailfin Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Crenuchus Spilurus
Distribution: South America Orinoco
Size: 5-7cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Silver Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Ctenobrycon Spilurus
Distribution: South America Guianas
Size: 7-9cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Bucktooth Characin
Characidae
Latin Name: Exodon Paradoxus
Distribution: South America Amazon
Size: 7-9cm
Compatibility: Blue
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Golden Widow
Characidae
Latin Name: Gymnocorymbus Ternetzi
Distribution: Hybrid
Size: 5-7cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 21-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Golden Longfin Widow
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Gymnocorymbus Ternetzi Var
Distribution: Hybrid
Size: 5-7cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 21-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Silvertip Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hasemania Nana
Distribution: South America Brazil
Size: 5cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Buenos Aires Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hemigrammus Caudovittatus
Distribution: South America Brazil
Size: 6cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 21-26ºC
PH: 6.5-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Golden Buenos Aires Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hemigrammus Caudovittatus
Distribution: Hybrid
Size: 6cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 21-26ºC
PH: 6.5-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Golden Glowlight Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hemigrammus Erythrozonus Var
Distribution: Hybrid
Size: 3-5cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 25-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: January Tetra
Characidae
Latin Name: Hemigrammus Hyanuary
Distribution: South America Brazil
Size: 4-5cm
Compatibility:
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Head & Tail Light
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hemigrammus Ocellifer
Distribution: South America Guyana
Size: 4-5cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 21-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Golden Head & Tail Light
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hemigrammus Ocellifer Var
Distribution: Hybrid
Size: 4-6cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 21-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Longfin Head & Tail Light
Characidae
Latin Name: Hemigrammus Ocellifer Var
Distribution: Hybrid
Size: 4-6cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 21-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Pretty or Garnet Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hemigrammus Pulcher
Distribution: South America Peru
Size: 5cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Red Nosed Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hemigrammus Bleheri
Distribution: South America Columbia
Size: 5cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Gold Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hemigrammus Rodwayi
Distribution: South America Guyana
Size: 4-6cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Schmard Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hemigrammus Schmardae
Distribution: South America Brazil
Size: 5cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Slender Hemiodus
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hemiodopsis Gracilis
Distribution: South America Columbia
Size: 15-17cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Black & White Hemiodus
Characidae
Latin Name: Hemiodopsis Semitaeniatus
Distribution: South America Columbia
Size: 16cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Pike Characin
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hepsetus Odoe
Distribution: Africa Widespread
Size: 60cm
Compatibility: Red
Temperature: 26-29ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Wolf Fish
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hoplias Malabaricus
Distribution: South America Central
Size: 48-50cm
Compatibility: Red
Temperature: 22-26ºC
PH: 6.5-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Red Tailed Flag Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hyphessobrycon Agulha
Distribution:
Size:
Compatibility:
Temperature: ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Ember Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hyphessobrycon Amandae
Distribution: South America Brazil
Size: 2cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 25-27ºC
PH: 6-6.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Rosy Tetra Ornate
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hyphessobrycon Bentos
Distribution: South America Brazil
Size: 5cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 21-25ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Brass Tetra
Characidae
Latin Name: Hyphessobrycon Bifasciatus
Distribution: South America Brazil
Size: 4cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 21-25ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Bleeding Heart Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hyphessobrycon Erythrostigma
Distribution: South America Peru
Size: 6cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Super Bleeding Heart Tetra
Characidae
Latin Name: Hyphessobrycon Erythrostigma Var
Distribution: South America Brazil
Size: 4-6cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Flame Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hyphessobrycon Flammeus
Distribution: South America Brazil
Size: 3cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Black Neon Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hyphessobrycon Herbertaxelrodi
Distribution: South America Brazil
Size: 4cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Belgian Flag Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hyphessobrycon Heterorharbus
Distribution: South America Brazil
Size: 4cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Purple Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hyphessobrycon cf. Metae
Distribution: South America Peru
Size: 4cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-27ºC
PH: 6-6.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Loreto Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hyphessobrycon Peruvianus
Distribution: South America Peru
Size: 3cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 22-25ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Lemon Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hyphessobrycon Pulchripinnis
Distribution: South America Peru
Size: 4cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Robert's Rosy Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hyphessobrycon Roberti
Distribution: South America Peru
Size: 4cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Black Line Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hyphessobrycon Scholtzei
Distribution: South America Brazil
Size: 4cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 22-27ºC
PH: 6.5-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Longfinned Serpae
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hyphessobrycon Serpae Var
Distribution: Hybrid
Size: 4cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 22-26ºC
PH: 6.5-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Ruby Red Serpae Tetra
Characidae
Latin Name: Hyphessobrycon Serpae Var
Distribution: Hybrid
Size: 4cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 22-26ºC
PH: 6.5-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Serpae Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Hyphessobrycon Serpae
Distribution: South America Brazil
Size: 4cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 22-26ºC
PH: 6.5-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Flag Tetra
Characidae
Latin Name: Hyphessobrycon Species
Distribution: South America Peru
Size: 4-6cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 25-27ºC
PH: 6.5-7


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Slender Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Iguanodectes Tenuis
Distribution: South America Columbia
Size: 9cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Rainbow Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Inpaichthy Kerryi
Distribution: South America Columbia
Size: 3cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 24-28ºC
PH: 6.5-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Black Phantom Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Megalamphodus Megalamphodus
Distribution: South America Columbia
Size: 4cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 22-26ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Red Phantom Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Megalamphodus Schwegelsi
Distribution: South America Columbia
Size: 3cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 21-26ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Colombian Moenkhausia
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Moenkhausia Colombicus
Distribution: South America
Size: 5cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 22-26ºC
PH: 6.5-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Red Eyed Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Moenkhausia Oligolepsis
Distribution: South America Guianas
Size: 5cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 22-26ºC
PH: 6.5-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Diamond Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Moenkhausia Pittieri
Distribution: South America Venezula
Size: 5-6cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Emperor Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Nematobrycon Palmeri
Distribution: South America Columbia
Size: 4-5cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Golden Neon Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Paracheirodon Innesi Var
Distribution: Hybrid
Size: 4cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Fasle Neon Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Paracheirodon Simulans
Distribution: South America Columbia
Size: 3cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Black Darter Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Poecilocharax Weitzmani
Distribution: South America Columbia
Size: 4-5cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 25-28ºC
PH: 6-6.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Glass Bloodtail
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Prionobrama Filigera
Distribution: South America Amazon
Size: 5-7cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-28ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Bleeding Heart Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Pristella Maxillaris Var
Distribution: Hybrid
Size: 4-5cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 25-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Golden X-Ray Tetra
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Pristella Maxillaris Var
Distribution: Hybrid
Size: 4-5cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 25-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Short Lined Pyrrhulina
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Pyrrhulina Brevis
Distribution: South America Amazon
Size: 8-10cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 25-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Half Striped Pyrrhulina
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Pyrrhulina Laeta
Distribution: South America
Size: 6-7cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 25-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Splash Tetra Var
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Pyrrhulina sp.cf.Rachoviana
Distribution: South America Guianas
Size: 4-6cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 16-23ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name:
Characidae
Latin Name: Tetragonopus Species
Distribution:
Size:
Compatibility:
Temperature: ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Penguin Fish
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Thayeria Boehikei
Distribution: South America Peru
Size: 5cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Pectorosus Hatchet
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Thoracolharox Securis
Distribution: South America Amazon
Size: 7cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-29ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Silver Hatchet Fish
Characidae   Characidae
Latin Name: Thoracocharax Stellatus
Distribution: South America Amazon
Size: 8-10cm
Compatibility: Green
Temperature: 23-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Narrow Hatchet Fish
Characidae
Latin Name: Triportheus Angulatus
Distribution: South America Amazon
Size: 16-18cm
Compatibility: Yellow
Temperature: 23-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5


Family Name: Characidae
Common Name: Tegatus
Characidae
Latin Name: Vesicatrus Tegatus
Distribution:
Size: 6-8cm
Compatibility:
Temperature: 23-27ºC
PH: 6-7.5