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Probably the most popular aquarium fish, Neons are schooling fish - the bigger the school, the nicer the effect. They look their best when in a planted tank with a dark substrate. Browse more from our list to buy live fish online. Fish can be delivered to your door by Coburg Aquarium with 100% satisfaction.

Features of Neon Tetra:

  • The neon tetra has a bright neon blue stripe.
  • The striking red, white, and blue combination make the neon tetra one of the most popular of all aquarium fish.
  • They are peaceful fish and can be kept with other aquarium fish
  • Small size tetra, easy to care
  • Avearge Lifespan : 5 years

The Best Aquarium Size for Tetras:

The recommended tank size for Neon Tetras is minimun 30L. You’ll likely need much larger tanks if you’re planning on introducing some tank mates. Provide plenty of space to prevent overcrowding.
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Tank Mate Compatibility:

A schooling fish by nature, the Neon Tetras are best kept in groups of at least six or more. Suitable tank mates for the Neon Tetra are peaceful fish, not much bigger than they are. Here’s a list of some of the best tank mates for your Tetras:
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Feeding :

Neon Tetras are omnivores. Fine flake food, small granules, live or frozen brine shrimp, daphnia, and bloodworms are all good food choices.

Tetra Tank Set-up:

Heater :

Ideal water temperatures sit between at a stable number between 22 ⁰C - 26 ⁰C
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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 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.

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