Neon & Cardinal
Tetras for Sale
here now to buy
many other small Tetras.
Pictures: 1" Neon Tetras.
Click on each picture to
see a bigger picture.
These Neons are spawned
and raised on fish farms,
and so they're in excellent
health. With good care they
can live 10-years or longer.
Gold Neon Tetras
Pictures: 1" long Gold Neon
Tetras. Click on each picture
to see a bigger picture.
Paracheirodon innesi - Gold
Tetras Pictures: above, a group
of 1" Cardinals and below,
a single beautiful Cardinal
Tetra. Click on the lower
picture to see a bigger
Our Cardinals are now tank
raised, which is best!!
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website has lots of pictures of the fish that we offer for sale.
Will the fish you get look like the fish in our pictures? No!
This is like buying a kitten or a puppy, that will change as it
grows and matures.
We stock and ship fish that are the ideal size to ship. Not so
small that they will not do well when shipped. Yet not so big
that they will have trouble adjusting to a new home.
The fish in almost all of our pictures were young fish like the
ones we ship that we raised up, and you can too!
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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 ship.
a very nice group of adult
Neon Tetras that are about
1" long. Neons ship much
better than Cardinal, and
we recommend Neon Tetras.
Harlequin Rasboras are not
Tetras, but Harlequins do
very well with small Tetras,
like the ones listed on
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.
Tetras 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 taken.
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
for more about buying Neon Tetras and
other small Tetras from us. Neon Tetras
live best in a group with at least six
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.
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
for more about buying Neons, Rasboras,
and other similar fish from us.
Rummy Nose Tetra
Petitella georgiae, and
possibly several other very
similar looking species
that are sold under the
name "Rummy Nose Tetra".
Floating Flake Food for Tropical Fish.
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.
The ad 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.
should be kept in a school with at least
6 Neons and 10 is better. The same is
true for Glowlight 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:
Glowlight Tetras, Black Phantom Tetra,
and Harlequin Rasboras. Click
here to buy these fish.
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.
here for more about the Bigger Tetras.
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 miserable.
to read more about several other groups
of compatible fish.
Size and Lifespan
Neon Tetras, Glowlight Tetras, and
Black Phantom Tetras will grow to about
1.25" and rarely bigger. Neon Tetras
have lived for 10-years, which surprises
Gallery of Tetra pictures
a young Cardinal Tetra
a young Neon Tetra
a young Rummy Nose Tetra
a young female Glowlight Tetra
a young pair of Glowlight Tetras with
the more slender male above and female
Links to more Information
to continue on and read several Customer
Comments and our replies about Neon
Tetras and other small Tetra-Like fish.
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