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One of the more popular tetras, Rosy tetra is also a good choice as a beginner fish. Its metallic look, dynamic energy and signature red eye with tis pop of color combine to create n elegant display when kept in a school of six or more.

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Features of Rosy Tetra:

  • Rosy Tetras have a semi-transparent silver body with a pinkish tinge
  • The dorsal fins have a reddish edge that fades to black and ends with white 
  • They are peaceful fish and can be kept with other aquarium fish 
  • Care Level : Easy


The Best Aquarium Size for Tetras:

A 30L aquarium is a minmium tank size for a small group of Rosey Tetras. Better yet, opt for a larger tank if you are planning to add a few compatible species.

You’ll likely need much larger tanks if you’re planning on introducing some tank mates and maybe even more Tetras—usually, the bigger, the better.

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Tank Mate Compatibility:

Rosy Tetra is a really peaceable species that won’t compete nicely with very boisterous or a lot bigger tankmates. Of course, always avoid larger or more aggressive fish. 

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

Rosy Tetras are omnivores. You can feed them fine flake food, small granules, live or frozen brine shrimp, daphnia, tubifex, and frozen or freeze-dried bloodworms. Offer a variety of food, including live foods, to ensure good health. 

Moreover, you will want to feed your fish a few times a day for up to three minutes each meal. As with other small species of fish, Rosy Tetras could not survive for long without food. But because they are also prone to overeating, you will want to make sure there are no leftovers for them to forage.


Tetra Tank Set-up:


Heater :

The temperature of your Tetra’s tank should match that of its native environment. Ideal water temperatures sit between at a stable number between 23  ⁰C - 27  ⁰C

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Light :

You can choose to use lighting in your aquarium if that’s what you prefer. Tetras spend most of their time in shaded waters in their natural habitat. 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.

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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. Offering some shade and hiding sports is always a plus.

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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.

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