Our 25 Favorite Types of Tetra Fish • Land of Fish

Here we have the 10 most popular types of Tetra fish that are examined in a little more detail.
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To get the best out of this fish, set up a biotype tank. For the substrate, use a river sand with some drift wood and twisted roots. Add some dried leaves to the tan, which will stain the water a light brown, and replace the leaves every few weeks. Using dim lighting will develop the tetras' coloring to best effect.
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Buenos Aires Tetras have been bred in captivity. These egg scattering spawners exhibit no parental care, but they are easy to breed, which makes them Adults in good condition will spawn in a mature community tank, but the eggs and fry will most often be eaten. To get the best mortality rate for the fry, the aquarist must use a separate breeding tank.The breeding tank should be well-planted and around 10 or 20 gallons. Keep the tank dimly lit with clumps of spawning mops or java moss, so the female has a place to deposit the eggs. A layer of mesh also works if it is wide enough for eggs to pass through but small enough to keep parents out. The water should be soft and slightly acidic to neutral with a pH of 6.5 to 7.2 and a temperature of 75° F (24° C). A small, air-powered sponge filter is needed for gentle filtration and water movement.These fish can be bred as a pair or in a small group consisting of either an equal number of males and females or 1 to 2 males with several females. Prior to spawning, condition the breeders with a good supply of small, live foods. After a few days, select a breeding pair or small group and transfer them into the breeding tank in the evening. A mature female's belly will become nicely rounded when she is full of eggs. Choose males that are the most colorful.They will usually begin to spawn at dawn. Females may lay as many as 2000 egg during this time, depositing them on the plants or green floss. The parents should be removed immediately after spawning, or they will eat the eggs. The eggs will begin to hatch in 24 to 36 hours, and the fry will be free-swimming in another 3 to 4 days. For the first few days, feed the fry infusoria-type foods until they can feed on microworm or brine shrimp nauplii. See for a general description of breeding processes, and see for information about types of foods for raising the young. All Types Of Tetra Fish
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Photo provided by FlickrLike other Tetra fish types, Diamond Tetra are a good and peaceful community fish that prefer to be in a school of 5 or more.
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With so many different types of Tetra fish available it can be tricky deciding which is going to be the best addition to your aquarium, so we decided to dedicate a post to one of our favorite aquarium friends to give you some insight and popular picks to consider.Unlike other tetra fish that don’t have substantial dorsal fins, this species has anal and dorsal fins that feature a variety of colors and are quite large. The Pristella Tetra is actually very resistant to many water types as it is found in coastal rivers in South America, meaning that they can survive in slightly salty water.This is a very beautiful type of Tetra fish that usually grows to a maximum length of 1.5 inches. Pristella Tetra have a variety of colors present including blue, green, yellow, and red, and they are referred to as “X-Ray” because they are seemingly transparent.This is one of the smaller types of Tetra fish as it usually grows to a maximum of 1.25 inches in length. It is however one of the more beautiful Tetra fish thanks to its dark obsidian color with a stripe of varying shades of green along its side.Unlike other types of Tetra fish that need to be kept in exclusively soft water conditions, the Pristella Tetra is very resistant and can be kept in harder waters as well. Like other Tetras they like rocks, , and lots of plants, not to mention that they eat the same things too. Also, the male is often smaller than the female.This type of Tetra fish loves the same type of foods that other Tetra fish like including blood worms, brine shrimp, pellets, flakes, and Tubifex. Bleeding Heart Tetras are known to breed occasionally, but doing so is harder than with other Tetra fish.