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The Glass Bloodfin Tetra is a cute and fun little freshwater fish that we recommend to aquarists of all experience levels. They’re very easy to take care of, well-mannered, and look stunning! Fish can be delivered to your door by Coburg Aquarium with 100% satisfaction.


Features of Glass Bloodfin Tetra:

  • Silver bodies with a greenish tone, depending on the aquarium lighting, and red fins
  • They are peaceful fish and can be kept with other aquarium fish
  • Care Level : Easy
  • Average lifespan : 5-8yrs


The Best Aquarium Size for Tetras:

Being small fish, The Glass Bloodfin Tetra is a schooling fish by nature, and best kept in groups of six or more. You need a minimum tank size of 30L to keep a small group of Glass Bloodfin Tetras. After an Aquarium for your fish? Browse our Aquarium Tank Selection here.

Tank Mate Compatibility:

A schooling fish by nature, the Glass Bloodfin Tetras are best kept in groups of at least six or more. Usually, community tanks with other schooling fish of about the same size or not much larger would be perfect for them. >Here’s a list of some of the best tank mates for your Tetras:

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Feeding :

The Bloodfin Tetra enjoy classical flake food, but it’s best to feed them tubifex worms, silk worms, daphnia, brine shrimp, dried food, or frozen food occasionally to make sure they get all the nutrients they need.

Tetra Tank Set-up:

Heater :

Ideal water temperatures sit between at a stable number between 23 ⁰C - 27 ⁰C. Looking for a Heater for your fish? Check all available Tank Heater here.

Light :

To imitate that in captivity, dim lighting would be ideal. LED lights will provide the most customization and allow you to adjust the intensity until you reach the sweet spot. Need An Aquarium Light for your tank? Browse our Fish Tank Aquarium Lighting

Substrate :

Gravel and Dark Color Substrates. A variety of Substrates are avalibale in Coburg Aquarium.

Plants for Tetras:

They are accustomed to medium to large plants in their natural habitat and enjoy a well-planted aquarium with some open swimming space.

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Decorations for Tetras:

Artificial plants can work well. Additionally, you can also choose to use Aquarium Ornaments such as: Kazoo handmade fish decorations, caves, rocks, and maybe even driftwood will create a fun playground for them to swim around. Also, you can place silk artificial plants.

Additional Information

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