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The Green Neon 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! Live Fish can be delivered to your door by Coburg Aquarium with 100% satisfaction.

Features of Green Neon Tetra:

  • Blueish-green area on their bodies is vibrant and bright
  • They are peaceful fish and can be kept with other aquarium fish
  • Small size tetra, Easy to care
  • Average Lifespan : 3-5 yrs


The Best Aquarium Size for Tetras:

The recommended tank size for Green Neon Tetras is minimum 30L. You’ll likely need much larger tanks if you’re planning on introducing some tank mates. After an Aquarium for your fish? Browse our Aquarium Tank Selection here.


Tank Mate Compatibility:

A schooling fish by nature, the Green Neon Tetras are best kept in groups of at least six or more. Suitable tank mates for the Green Neon Tetra are peaceful fish, same size or not much larger than them.

Here’s a list of some of the best tank mates for your Tetras:
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Feeding :

Green Neon Tetras are omnivores and you feed them with small size pellets, flakes and freeze-dried foods. Check out our Top Rated Natural Fish Foods.

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 :

You can choose to use lighting in your aquarium if that’s what you prefer. LED lights will provide the most customization and allow you to adjust the intensity until you reach the sweet spot.
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Substrate :

Gravel and Dark colour Substrates. A variety of Substrates are available 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.

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