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Black Neon Tetra L (Buy 10 only RM13)

RM 1.50


  • Scientific Name: Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi
  • Social Grouping: Groups
  • Size of fish - inches: 1.6 inches (3.99 cm)
  • Lifespan: 5 years - They have a lifespan of up to 10 years in the aquarium.
  • Aquarium Hardiness: Very Hardy
  • Aquarist Experience Level: Beginner
  • Diet Type: Omnivore
  • Flake Food: Yes
  • Tablet / Pellet: Yes
  • Live foods (fishes, shrimps, worms): Some of Diet
  • Vegetable Food: Some of Diet
  • Meaty Food: Some of Diet
  • Feeding Frequency: Several feedings per day - Offer only what they can consume in 3 minutes or less with multiple feedings per day.
  • Water Changes: Bi-weekly
  • Minimum Tank Size: 20 gal (76 L) - This fish requires at least twenty gallons and a half dozen of its kind to school with.
  • Suitable for Nano Tank: Yes
  • Substrate Type: Any - They appreciate a dark gravel.
  • Lighting Needs: Low - subdued lighting - Subdued lighting and a dark, shadowy setup will best showcase the iridescence of their coloration.
  • Temperature: 75.0 to 82.0° F (23.9 to 27.8° C)
  • Breeding Temperature: 80.0° F - Condition breeders at 75° F (24° C) for a few days, then elevate the temperature to 80° F (26.7° C) to stimulate spawning.
  • Range ph: 5.0-7.5 - Although it will survive in slightly alkaline water, it tends to be more colourful when kept in acidic conditions
  • Hardness Range: 6 - 15 dGH
  • Brackish: No
  • Water Movement: Moderate
  • Water Region: All
  • Ease of Breeding: Easy - They require soft, slightly acidic waters to spawn. The tiny fry are more difficult to rear.