Rummy Nose Tetra

Live FishSKU: RNT7715

    Same day despatch when ordered before 2pm
    Usually arrives in 2-3 working days
    Orders over £50 sent by next working day courier

Price:
Sale price£2.75

Description

Rummy Nose Tetra

The rummy-nose tetra is a species of tropical freshwater characin fish originating in South America. The popular Rummy Nose tetra really brightens up a freshwater aquarium. The bright red faces go dull when they are stressed.

Please be aware that the image is for illustration purposes only. We are unable to guarantee the size, colour, sex or age of the fishes you are purchasing. If you have any questions regarding livestock please contact us. To minimise stress we are unable to hand pick specific fish. Lifespan is an estimate based on optimum conditions.

Features
Approx. size: 1-3cm
Maximum size: 5cm

Origin: South America
Ideal number kept together: 5+

If you need to calculate the maximum stocking capacity of your pond or aquarium click here.

Water conditions
pH: 5.5–7.0
Hardness: 2-15°H
Temperature: 24–27 °C

Ease of care
Easy. This tropical fish is great for hobbyist at all levels however they do need good soft water conditions.

Diet
The main food we recommend would be micro granules or flake crushed up. As the Rummy Nose Tetra are small they cannot take big granules. Occasional live or frozen food can be given as a treat.

Compatibility
Community of similar size. They feel most comfortable when in a shoal of other Rummy Nose's.
To view the Compatibility Advisory Chart please select the Additional Tab above.

Breeding/ Sex
Egg layers. Intermediate. A dedicated tank with dim lighting will be required along with specific sterile water conditions.

Life Span
They can live to anything from 4-6 years in perfect conditions.

Placing your Order

  • Please check the Availability (above the price) for estimated despatch timescale.

  • Once your order is placed we will contact you to complete a welfare check and arrange a delivery date.

  • Delivery will not occur until welfare checks are complete.

  • Delivery of live fish can only take place on a Wednesday, Thursday or Friday via APC Courier.

  • Please ensure you supply a valid contact number and email address upon checkout to avoid delay.
  • Please note we are unable to deliver live fish overseas or to unservicable postcodes that may effect welfare in transit. This includes but not limited to the following areas: Dublin and Eire, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Channel Islands, Scottish Isles and Highlands, certain Scottish Borders areas. Postcodes: AB30-38, BT, DD8+, DG, FK17+, GY, HS, IV, JE, KA27-28, KE, PA20+, PH16, PH30+, PO30, TD, ZE. Please contact us if unsure about delivery. See Shipping Information tab for full terms.

    In stock orders placed before 2pm will be despatched on the same working day (not including palletised items, pond plants or fibreglass ponds).

    Pre-orders are shipped once we have the stock available and will be shipped using the service chosen at checkout.

    All services are working day services and do not include delivery on Saturdays and Sundays or public holidays as standard. Deliveries are usually Monday to Friday only, although some Royal Mail items may be delivered on weekends as standard if the service is available in your area.

     SERVICE  SPEND  COST
     Packet/Courier items    
     Royal Mail (2-3 days)  £0.00-£49.99 £2.99
     Royal Mail Next Day (1-2 days)  £0.00-£49.99 £4.99
     Parcelforce 24 (1 day)  £0.00-£49.99 £7.99
     Parcelforce 24 (1 day) *  £50 and up FREE
         
     Pallets (booked in)  aquariums / bulky items  

     Pallets Standard (3-5 days)

     - FREE

     Pallets Express (1-2 days)

     - £39.99

     

    *EXCLUDED ITEMS  extra delivery fees apply:
     Fibreglass Ponds (booked in)    

     Zone 1 (7-10 days)

     - £79.99
     Zone 2 (7-14 days)  - £149.99
     Zone 3 (7-21 days)  - £249.99
    Pond Plants (direct from grower)
    All pond plants (3-10 days) one-off fee regardless of order size/value £5.99

     

    * Orders over £50 that are under 2kg may be sent by a Royal Mail Tracked 24 service.

    Please see our full delivery information page and terms and conditions for detailed information on shipping policies and zones

     

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