Glowlight Tetra Tropical Fish Information

Hemigrammus erythrozonus
Glowlight Tetra
Behaviour Peaceful, shoaling
Typical size 3cm
Max size 4cm
Tank Area Middle
Min Tank Size 60cm
Min Number in Tank 5
Temp Min: 24℃ Max: 28℃
Feeding Flake, frozen, live
pH Range 6-8
Hardness vs,s,m,h
Glowlight Tetra Hemigrammus erythrozonus
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Glowlight Tetra (Hemigrammus erythrozonus)

Glowlight Tetra Tropical Fish Learn all about the Glowlight Tetra's feeding habits and food types, its behaviour, its origins, its natural habitats, is it male or female, breeding advice and information, suitable tank mates, its sizing and growth range, minimum tank size, water PH and more. Use our fish community creator tool to plan your tank set up and ensure that the Glowlight Tetra is the right fish for your aquarium.

The Glowlight Tetra is one of the longest standing and most popular small aquarium fish available. The main reason for this is that there are few small fish as peaceful, hardy and adaptable as the Glowlight Tetra. Glowlight Tetras must be kept in groups, ideally in aquariums with a few hiding spots amongst plants. Ideal for beginners, communities of small fish, and as tank mates for timid or delicate fish.

Glowlight Tetra Facts

Family Characidae (Characins) | Other names Fire neon | Origin South America; Essequibo River | Breeding Open water egg scatterers | Natural Water Conditions pH 6-8 Very soft to medium | Sexing Males are more slender

Glowlight Tetra Help and Advice

If you have a question about keeping Glowlight Tetra's then please use our Glowlight Tetra help forum. Join 100's of other fish enthusiasts with 1000's of years experience between them caring for and keeping fish like these.

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You are in the thinkfish community creator for the Glowlight Tetra fish species, you can learn all about how the tool works in assessing fish tank mate compatibility at the link provided or use the tool tips provided to guide you. Create a test fish community that includes the Glowlight Tetra species and any other types of fish or crustacean you'd like to introduce - You can assess the best companions, tank size suitability, stocking levels based on filter type and volume and possible negative interactions and warnings as you build up your aquarium.

Please do check your water type for compatibility with your fish, which can be found on the Glowlight Tetra information box above and your local water company providers website. Don't waste your money and endanger your fish!
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