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Saizs gold tetra

Saizs gold tetra

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Golden Tetra

Saizs gold tetra

Saizs gold tetra

Facts

LatinHyphessobrycon saizi
Size4 cm
FoodSmall crustaceans, insects and worms
HabitatRivers
IUCN

Not evaluated

LocationThe Meta river in Colombia
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Mirrored body

The saizs gold tetra has shiny scales that act like mirrors. This helps make it “invisible” in the middle of the water, where there are no hiding places. That way it doesn’t get eaten by its enemies.


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