A lot of people think that Black Neon tetras and Neon tetras are the same types of fish; this is not true. Although having the same names (Neon) these fish are completely different and have variations on the water quality they will live in and the level of difficulty in keeping them. Keeping them in a tank with plants will let them hide under the leaves and make them feel less stressed.
Max Size: 4 cm
Black Neon Tetras are an omnivore and will feed on live foods such as brine shrimp and live black worm. They also readily take a variety of fish foods such as flake and TetraMin Tropical Crisps.
These tetras are a peaceful fish and will be compatible with most other tetras, they should be kept in a school of about 6 or more. Larger, aggressive fish such as Angel fish are not recommended tank mates. View Our Fish Compatibility Guide
Ease of Keeping
Required Water Conditions
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