10 Fun & Interesting Facts about Neon Tetras

10 Fun & Interesting Facts about Neon Tetras
Neon tetras may seem like simple tiny fish at first glance, but there is so much hiding behind these amazing creatures. First of all, they have spectacular red and blue coloration across their iridescent bodies, but they also feature quite interesting behavior and temperament. If you are still wondering whether…

Can Neon Tetras Kill Other Fish? Facts to Consider

Can Neon Tetras Kill Other Fish? Facts to Consider
Neon tetras are probably among the most peaceful fish pets out there. They are tiny, timid, and work best when kept in larger groups, among which they can feel safe and protected. However, they may sometimes show aggressive behavior, just as any other fish. If you are asking yourself whether…

How Many Neon Tetras Should You Keep Together?

How Many Neon Tetras Should You Keep Together?
Neon tetras are tiny, colorful, peaceful fish and one of the most popular and most sold aquatic pets. They make amazing choices for all first-time aquarium keepers, and they certainly make a wonderful addition to any living room. If you are thinking of setting up a tank with these magnificent…

Neon Tetra – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding

Neon Tetra – Habitat, Care, Feeding, Tank Size, Breeding
Neon tetras are small and colorful, and they make excellent pets for beginner aquarists. You can find these tetras in almost all pet stores. Neon tetras may be hardy, but you still need to maintain the right water conditions for them to thrive. The popularity of the tetra is mostly…

Do Neon Tetras Need Oxygen and Air Pump?

Do Neon Tetras Need Oxygen and Air Pump?
Fish obtain their oxygen from water; their gills serve as absorption surfaces, where water is continuously flowing through. This process starts with the fish gulping water via their mouths. Most fish breathe exclusively through their gills, although some have lung-like organs that allow them to come up for air. There…

Do Neon Tetra Jump Out of Tank?

Do Neon Tetra Jump Out of Tank?
It is not uncommon to find a neon tetra on the floor after having jumped out of the aquarium. An aquarist’s first instinct will be to check the water quality since less than ideal water conditions can cause a fish to jump. If your water conditions are good, it may…

Do Neon Tetras Lose Color at Night?

Do Neon Tetras Lose Color at Night?
Aquariums are nowadays a standard part of residential and commercial properties. They introduce a touch of color and sophistication into indoor spaces without the high price tags of most decoration options. Even so, this will only be possible with the right fish species in the tank. One of your best…

How to Sex Neon Tetras? Male or Female?

How to Sex Neon Tetras? Male or Female?
Determining the gender of neon tetras is crucial, if you want to breed them. Telling the sex of neon tetras is tricky, but not impossible. In this article I will show you the easiest way to disguise male and female neon tetra fish. Sexing Neon Tetras The easiest way to…

How to Breed Neon Tetras?

How to Breed Neon Tetras?
Breeding fish comes with a lot of fun. Some fish are really easy to breed, while others require some preparation. In this article, I will guide you through the process of breeding neon tetras. Neon tetras are relative easy to breed, but you need to prepare a few things before.…

Pregnant Neon Tetra – Is Your Fish Going to Lay Eggs?  

Pregnant Neon Tetra – Is Your Fish Going to Lay Eggs?  
The Neon tetra has always been a favorite of many novice aquarium hobbyists. And there is a good reason for that. First, they are bright colored species that enjoy the company of others. Socially speaking, these little gems possess not only a peaceful, easy-going temperament, but they are also fairly easy…