Neon Tetra

The Neon Tetra is the most popular fish kept in the home aquariums around the world. They are easy to maintain and are one of the cheapest fish to purchase. If you are just getting started keeping tropical fish, then the Neon Tetra would make the perfect addition to your tank.

Breeding Neon Tetras

Breeding Neon Tetras

While Neon Tetra are not the easiest fish to breed it is possible for the home aquarium enthusiast to have success. In the wild Neon Tetra's are extremelly prolific breeders capable of doubling their population in less than 15 months. Most of the fish found...

Neon Tetra Care

Neon Tetra Care

In captivity the Neon Tetra will live for around 5 years and can grow up to 4 cm (1.57 inches) in size. Because of their small size they should not be kept in tanks with other large or aggressive fish as they may be bullied or become food...

Neon Tetra Diseases

Neon Tetra Diseases

Unfortunately Neon Tetra are prone to developing a disease commonly referred to as "Neon Tetra Disease" a well known disease that is currently incurable...

Black Neon Tetra

Black & Green Neon Tetras

Black neon tetras feature a black lower body below a iridescent silvery-white stripe, the eye has two thin but distinctive color bands, red at the top yellow at the bottom. Black neon tetra grow to a similar size as the neon tetra around 1.5in/4cm...