The native habitat of Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma is inland, tropical freshwater rivers and streams, including the Amazon, Rio Negro, and other rivers. These fish are commonly found in small creeks and river bends where vegetation is dense.
Habitat Regions: tropical ; freshwater
Aquatic Biomes: rivers and streams
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