Description of Slender Hemiodus Fish It has a thin body with silver coloration.A black stripe is prominent in the mid-line behind the dorsal fin.This stripe curves down the lower lobe of the caudal fin,the area beneath it being red.They need well-oxygenated water.They tend to eat algae as well as plants present in the aquarium.
South America, the Amazon region and Guyana.
Vegetable flakes, pellets and fresh foods.
Peaceful and can be kept with other fish in aquarium.
Temperature 73-81°F (23-27°C); soft (50-100 mg/l) and acidic to neutral (pH 6.5-7.0)