Neon Tetra Fish
and Other Small Tetra-Like Fish for Sale.
now to buy Neon Tetras.
This video shows a group of Cardinal Tetras living in an aquarium decorated with live plants. Cardinal Tetras are very beautiful fish, but they're difficult to
Here is a very nice group of adult Neon Tetras that are about 1" long. Neons ship much better than Cardinal, and we recommend Neon Tetras.
These beautiful Harlequin Rasboras are not
Tetras, but Harlequins do very well with small Tetras, like the ones
listed on this page.
Cardinal Tetras are one of the very most beautiful freshwater fish. But in our experience they are difficult to ship. Click here
to read more about why we do not sell or ship Cardinal Tetras. But Neon Tetras are almost as beautiful as Cardinal Tetras, and Neon Tetras are much easier to ship. We have lots of Neon Tetras for sale.
that some people think look
like Cardinal Tetras. These
are the same fish, and this
picture was taken at the
same time, that the video of
Neons, above, was
Here is a group of Harlequin Rasboras for sale in our
facility. They were looking rested and in good health after about a week of eating, resting, and recovering
after their trip from the collectors.
here for more about buying
Neon Tetras and other small Tetras from us. Neon Tetras live best in a group with at least six Neon Tetras.
The above pictures show Neon Tetras and Rasboras in our
facilities. We keep them in bare aquariums with filters but no gravel. We acclimate them for several days,
sometimes as long as 10 days, before they have recovered, are eating well, and ready to be shipped.
Glow Light Tetras and Black Phantom Tetras are also small, mild tempered Tetras, whose care is similar to Neon Tetras. Harlequin Rasboras are not Tetras but are very good tank
mates for Neon Tetras, and so we included the Harlequins on this page.
here for more about buying Neons, Rasboras, and other similar fish from us.
Glow Light Tetra
and possibly several
other very similar
looking species that
are sold under the
name "Rummy Nose
Floating Flake Food for Tropical Fish.
Click here for more about feeding fish. I feed these small fish a few Black Worms every other day. Just two or three worms for each fish. Usually they swallow half of a worm and swim around with the other half of
the worm hanging our of the their mouths for a while. Click here for more about Black Worms.
shown below, links to this advertiser.
Fish Eat the Same Food !!
Feed the right food to
your fish. Hikari offers species specific diets,
so each species gets the correct nutrients.
Compatibility Neon Tetras should be kept in a school with at least 6 Neons and 10 is better. The same is true for Glow Light Tetras and Black Phantom Tetras.
These are all schooling fish that live best in a school with their own species. Here is a list of fish that will do well with Neon Tetras: Glow Light Tetras, Black Phantom Tetra, and Harlequin Rasboras. Click here
to buy these fish.
You may have gotten advice that Neons will do well with most other types of Tetras, but our experiences with these fish in our aquariums shows us that they won't, and for that
reason we have divided the Tetras into two groups called the Smaller Tetras and the Bigger Tetras. Click here for more about the Bigger Tetras.
Quite often we get letters saying that some fish stores recommend keeping Tiger Barbs with Neons, but this certainly will not work, and the Neons will almost always be
here to read more about several other groups of compatible fish.
Size and Lifespan
Neon Tetras, Glow Light Tetras, and Black Phantom Tetras will grow to about 1.25" and rarely bigger. Neon Tetras have lived for 10
years, which surprises many people.
a young Cardinal
a young Neon
a young Rummy
a young female
a young pair of
with the more
above and female
Links to more Information
here to continue on and read several Customer Comments and our replies about Neon Tetras and other small
shown below, links to this advertiser.