Tetras

Tetras are active schooling fish that work well in the peaceful community aquarium. It is ideal to keep six or more fish of the same tetra species in the aquarium. Tetras do best in a well-planted aquarium with moderate lighting.

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The Black Neon Tetra boasts one of aquaria's most beautiful and unusual coloration. The body of the iridescent Black Neon Tetra is an elegant blend of deep obsidian black paired... [Read more]



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The Black Phantom Tetra is a very peaceful, schooling fish that comes from the regions of Central Brazil. Receiving its name from its black translucent coloring, the hardy Black... [Read more]



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The Black Skirt Tetra is a very peaceful, schooling fish that comes from the regions of South America. Receiving its name from its black translucent coloring, the hardy Black Skirt... [Read more]



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The Bleeding Heart Tetra gets its name from the markings on its body. The blushing red near the gills gives this South American fish a "bleeding heart" look. Perfect for the community... [Read more]



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The Cardinal Tetra brings delicate beauty to any home freshwater aquarium. It has a bright blue stripe contrasted by a lower red stripe that runs the entire length of its body.... [Read more]



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The Congo Tetra is considered by many to be the jewel of tetras in the home aquarium because of its natural beauty. They have flowing fins that some have described as shimmering... [Read more]



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The Diamond Tetra, also known as Brillantsalmler, Diamond Characin, Pittier's Tetra and Timanttitetra is native to South American inland waters. They are said to sparkle like a... [Read more]



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The Glowlight Tetra glows like a lamp when lighting conditions are just right. The colorful, neon red/orange stripe shows up best when the aquarium lights are dimmed. For maximum... [Read more]



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The Gold Neon Tetra is a beautiful, opalescent fish developed through selective breeding. The jewel-like Gold Neon Tetra boasts a distinct golden body that sets it apart from the... [Read more]



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The Gold Pristella Tetra is a beautiful, albino variety of the X-Ray Pristella Tetra. The Gold Pristella Tetra has a gorgeous translucent-gold body color that adds interest to... [Read more]



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The Gold Tetra is captive raised and originates from South America. These are small peaceful fish that have a rounded blunt appearance. The coloration of this fish is tan or gold,... [Read more]



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The Green Fire Tetra comes from the clear waters of South America. This species is a translucent green color with a black patch on the dorsal fin, and a red/orange underbelly.... [Read more]



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The Head and Tail Light Tetra originates from the tributaries and rivers of South America and make a wonderful addition to any community aquarium. Their body is mostly transparent... [Read more]



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The Neon Tetra is often described as the jewel of the aquarium hobby. It is easy to see why it is one of the most popular freshwater tropical fish. With their iridescent blue bodies... [Read more]



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Basic Information: Neon Tetras are a very popular freshwater fish for beginners and advanced fish keepers. Their bright neon blue and red color patterns are very attractive as... [Read more]



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The Penguin Tetra comes from the tributaries and rivers of South America and makes a wonderful addition to any community aquarium. They are pale to golden in color, and have a... [Read more]



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The Purple Emperor Tetra is a peaceful fish that can be housed in any community aquarium. Its fins are translucent and the tail has a unique look that will intrigue the beginner... [Read more]



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The Red Eye Tetra adds a sophisticated touch to the larger freshwater community aquarium. The distinguished color pattern of black and silver is accented with an eye-catching red... [Read more]



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The Red Minor Serpae Tetra is a usually peaceful, schooling fish that comes from the regions of South America. It can be a minor fin nipper, so other species with delicate fins... [Read more]



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The Red/Blue Columbian Tetra gets its name from its bright red tail, and its reflective body. Perfect for the community aquarium, this hardy Tetra will be a great choice for the... [Read more]



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The Royal Black Emperor Tetra is a peaceful fish that can be housed in any community aquarium. Its fins are translucent and the pointed tail has a unique look that will intrigue... [Read more]



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The Silver Tip Tetra is named for the shimmering white/silver tips of its fins. This sleek and agile member of the Characidae family creates a gorgeous and active shoal in nearly... [Read more]



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The True Rummy-Nose Tetra gets its name from the red blushing across its nose and face. But its beautiful coloration does not end there. Hemigrammus bleheri has a mirror-like silver... [Read more]



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The X-Ray Pristella Tetra is an unusual member of the Characidae Family that has a near transparent body. This novel characteristic gives this tetra the appearance of a living... [Read more]