The Glass Bloodfin Tetra is a community freshwater Tetra that is happiest in a shoal. They are also a hardy fish so great for beginners. Best kept in planted aquariums with lots of hiding places as they can be skittish.
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Approx. size: 3-4cm
Maximum size: 6cm
Origin: South America
The ideal number kept together: 5+
If you need to calculate the maximum stocking capacity of your pond or aquarium.
Hardness: 18-179 ppm
Temperature: 23–28 °C
Ease of care
Easy. These warm-water fish are great for hobbyist just starting to look after tropical fish.
The main food we recommend would be a tropical fish flake. Occasional live or frozen food can be given as a treat.
Community with other small similar sized fish.
Egg layer. Easy to moderate. They will need dim lighting and hiding places around the aquarium.
They can live to anything from 3-8 years in perfect conditions.