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One of the more popular tetras, with a lovely bright red stripe, looks best in a school. Easy to breed, usually spawns at first light. The Glowlight Tetra is a cute and fun little freshwater fish that we recommend to aquarists of all experience levels. They’re colorful, active, and fun to watch! Fish can be delivered to your door by Coburg Aquarium with 100% satisfaction.

Features of Glowlight Tetra:

  • Most of the body is semi-transparent. The reddish-orange stripe runs along the entire length of the fish
  • They are peaceful fish and can be kept with other aquarium fish
  • Small size tetra
  • Care Level : Easy

The Best Aquarium Size for Tetras:

Glowlight Tetras are small size fish and the recommended minimun tank size for the Tetras is 30L. With a larger tank, you can keep a sizable group while still providing plenty of space to roam. These fish are most comfortable when living in big groups, so bigger tanks are always a plus.
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Tank Mate Compatibility:

A schooling fish by nature, the Glowlight Tetras are best kept in groups of at least six or more. You have plenty of great options for glowlight tetra tank mates! Thanks to their docile nature, these fish can coexist with most species. Suitable tank mates for the Green Neon Tetra are peaceful fish. Avoid any aggressive or large fish that will threaten to eat tetras.
Here’s a list of some of the best tank mates for your Tetras:

Feeding :

Glowlight Tetras are omnivores. It’s best to stick with a standard diet of micropellets or small flakes. You can provide the occasional high-protein snack as well. Freshly-hatched brine shrimp and small pieces of freeze-dried tubifex are good options.

Tetra Tank Set-up:

Heater :

Ideal water temperatures sit between at a stable number between 23 ⁰C - 27 ⁰C
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Light :

LED lights will provide the most customization and allow you to adjust the intensity until you reach the sweet spot.

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. You can also place silk artificial plants.

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Colin A.

10 Pack of Glowlight Tetras

Great price. The fish were a good size. Fish were dispatched promptly, and all arrived alive and healthy.

Sam A.
Australia Australia

Good but you sent 1 dead ft

Terry SVG verified by SHOP
Australia Australia

No dead.all good .