Emperor Tetra is a very attractive tetra when full grown, and you'll often find in larger freshwater fish tank. It is lively, peaceful and its colours offer a pleasing contrast to those of many other species. It's a good tankmate for most commonly available community tank. Revered for their peaceful attitudes and relatively easy care requirements, these fish are great for beginners and novice fish keepers alike.
A minimum capacity of 50 liters to accommodate a small school of Emperor Tetras. A larger tank will allow for a more natural swimming space and better water quality.
Emperor Tetras are social fish and thrive when kept in a school of at least six individuals. Emperor Tetras are generally peaceful and can be kept with other peaceful community fish, such as small tetras, rasboras, and dwarf gouramis. Avoid housing them with aggressive species.
Emperor Tetras are omnivorous and readily accept a variety of foods. Provide a balanced diet consisting of high-quality flake or pellet food. Supplement their diet with live or frozen foods like bloodworms, brine shrimp, and daphnia to enhance their coloration and provide enrichment.