Neon Tetra
Neon Tetra

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Neon Tetra

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Neon Tetra

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Neon Tetras are generally quiet and non-aggressive. These brightly colored fish add movement and color to any aquarium. As a schooling fish it does best when housed in groups of five or more. Minimum tank size: 10 gallons

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  • For feeding instructions, please click on the "directions" section.
  • Approximate selling size: 0.75-1.25"
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  • Not recommended for new tanks
  • Does best in schools of five or more
  • Needs plenty of hiding places
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  • SKU1032321
  • Primary BrandPetco Freshwater Fish
  • Days to ShipShips Next Business Day

TheNeon Tetra is a shimmering blue with a blazing red tail. Although not recommended for new tanks, these fish are splendid additions to any community tank. As a schooling fish it does best when housed in groups of five or more of the same species in a tank with several hiding spots. Often confused with the Cardinal Tetra, theNeon Tetra has a red stripe that ends halfway from the nose of the fish, where the Cardinal has a longer red stripe. Slow acclimation is highly recommended for these fish as they are sensitive to changes in their water quality.