Black Neon Tetra
Black Neon Tetra
The Black Neon Tetra is a small, freshwater fish that is native to the tributaries of the Amazon River in South America. It is a popular species among aquarists due to its striking appearance and hardiness.
The Black Neon Tetra is a small fish, growing to a maximum length of 1.5 inches (3.8 cm). It has a slender, laterally-compressed body that is primarily transparent, with a distinctive black stripe running along its midline. The stripe starts at the fish's nose and extends all the way to its tail, making it a very eye-catching species.
Black Neon Tetras are peaceful and social fish that do best in groups of at least six or more individuals. They prefer a temperature range of 68-78°F (20-25°C) and a neutral to slightly acidic pH range of 6.0-7.0. They are also adaptable to a wide range of water hardness levels, making them a great choice for aquarists of all experience levels.
In the aquarium, Black Neon Tetras are active swimmers that do well in well-planted tanks with plenty of open swimming space. They also appreciate having a dark substrate and background, as this makes their black stripe stand out even more.
Black Neon Tetras are omnivores and will feed on a variety of foods, including small frozen or live foods, flake food, and small pellets. They are also known for their hardiness and adaptability, making them a great choice for aquarists who are new to keeping fish.
Overall, the Black Neon Tetra is a beautiful and peaceful species that is well-suited to the home aquarium. Its striking appearance, hardiness, and adaptability make it a popular choice among aquarists of all levels of experience.
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