Are Neon Tetras Fin Nippers?

Neon Tetras are generally considered to be peaceful fish suitable for community tanks but are neon tetras fin nippers? Yes, Neon Tetras are notorious for nipping the fins of other types of fish, particularly those  with long, flowing fins which are easy to nip on. Although Neon Tetras prefer to live in a school of […]

Why Are My Neon Tetras Fighting?

If you’ve found this post you’re probably starting to pull your hair out and asking yourself “Why are my neon tetras fighting?” There are many reasons that could be behind your neon tetras’ aggressive behavior such as stress, illness, hunger and as with many animals, mating can be a source of aggression too! The purpose […]

How Many Neon Tetras In A 3 Gallon Tank?

The neon tetra is a small fresh water fish whose origin traces back to South America after its first discovery in the Amazon jungles. It is one of the most popular fish amongst fish keepers. Its popularity is a result of its vibrant colors, energetic temperament, and ease of care. Neon tetras are bred in […]

Will Angelfish Eat Neon Tetras?

Angelfish are popular among fish enthusiasts because they are beautiful and brightly colored. They are also easy to keep and rarely require special care. Angelfish are generally peaceful fish to have in the aquarium, but will Angelfish eat Neon Tetras? Angelfish are known to turn aggressive with smaller fish and eat them, including Neon Tetras. Angelfish […]

Why Do My Neon Tetras Keep Dying?

If you are finding yourself asking the question “why do my neon tetras keep dying?” you have my sympathy. When neon tetras pass away with seemingly no explanation, it can be distressing and stressful. Neon Tetra deaths can happen for a number of reasons. Some causes include poor water conditions, too small a tank, neon […]

Can Neon Tetras Eat Betta Food?

Bettas and Neon Tetras are very beautiful fish that any aquarium hobbyist would like to have. The color and grace of these fish, combined with the appropriate decoration, can result in an awesome aquarium. Many people think that it’s difficult to have both types of fish in the same aquarium, since Bettas have a reputation […]

Do Neon Tetras Lay Eggs?

Do Neon Tetras Lay Eggs? Neon tetras do lay eggs; when the female is ready to breed, she scatters many of her eggs for the males to fertilize. The eggs stick easily to plants since the eggs are adhesive – they are also transparent. Fertilized eggs usually take about 24 hours to hatch. When they […]

How Often Do You Feed Neon Tetras?

Neon Tetras are one of the most popular fish found in aquariums these days. When cared for properly and kept healthy, these fish display brightly colored bodies, with vivid reds and blues as they happily swim about your tank. One of the most important aspects of fish care is feeding them. You need to consider […]