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Glofish might be man-made genetically engineered fish but boy it is pretty isn’t it? And if you are wondering about the baby glofish, then let me tell you how beautiful they look while growing. Although there is an illegal word attached to breeding glofish, how can someone win over nature? If you have male and female glofish tetra in the tank, you can’t change the inevitable. Female tetra is bound to get pregnant when they…

I can’t explain how much I love Neon Tetras! You surely have the mutual feeling to be here, don’t you? Why wouldn’t you, though? Neon Tetras are among the top ten freshwater fish that is famous for home aquariums, even for beginners. Even though it’s an ideal fish for beginners, many fail to set up the perfect tank for Neon Tetra. How about you? Do you know how to set up a tank for Neon…

Who doesn’t want to see their fish breed and give them cute little fry in the home tank? And I know tetras will be great even if they are small and cute. Hence, the love for breeding tetras either for profit or for fun strikes the heart of any aquarist and I completely understand why. But will all the tetras be easy to breed? Which tetras are easy for breeding in the home aquarium? While…

Tetras are one the most beautiful families of fish you can add to your tank. These tropical fish come from the Amazon Basin of South America mostly. Hence, they prefer warm water in the aquarium too. So, this raises various questions for the fish keeper like you and me. What is the best temperature for tetras? How can you maintain the ideal temperature for your tetras in the tank? Well, tetras are tropical fish and…

Are you planning to breed neon tetra? Are you curious when will they lay eggs? Neon tetra are themselves amazing in the first place and seeing them pregnant and waiting to see fry can be striking. But how long should you wait to see the eggs or fry? How long is neon tetra pregnant for? Neon tetras are egg layers and hence the female carries eggs for 2 weeks before you will see them in…

Glofish might come in different colors and varieties but determining their gender can be tough anyway. And, if you are aware of the fact that breeding glofish and selling the fry is illegal, you might want to know the gender of your glofish tetra to stop it from happening. So, the question lingers; how to tell if your glofish tetra is male or female? Gender determination can be rocket science when it comes to GloFish.…

When you get neon tetras, you are left behind with hundreds of questions. With all the checklist about neon tetra requirements, one of them makes quite a fuss. You need to keep them in the dim-lit tank but the quantity and quality of light make it confusing. How much light do neon tetras need? How long should your neon tetra’s light be on? Neon tetras need a light with an output of 2 to 5…

Do Betta fish belong to the Tetra family? Can you keep both Bettas and Tetras in the same tank? Can you feed them the same types of food? Do their temperaments match with one another? There might be several reasons for you wanting to know whether Betta fish belong to the Tetra family. The truth is Bettas do not belong to the Tetra family. However, when it comes to their living conditions and the level…

When you plan to breed neon tetras in the home aquarium, you come up with so many instructions to follow. But the most important thing after setting up the breeding tank is knowing about the neon tetra eggs. What do neon tetra fish eggs look like? How many eggs does a neon tetra lay? Neon tetra eggs are round but small with a clear whitish or yellowish color. They are known to lay eggs after…

Some people just love the color red so much, they end up having everything in red color. And I actually kind of see why. Red is such a vibrant and beautiful color so there is no doubt it symbolizes love many times. Now, coming to the main topic, it is okay to wonder whether there are red color fish or not especially tetra. Red color tetra fish are no doubt the best and ideal for…