Gold Neon Tetra
Please Note: Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided. Approximate size range may also vary between individual specimen.
This very popular freshwater fish originally came from the clear water streams of South America. The Gold Neon Tetra is an excellent addition to the planted aquarium. To mirror its natural habitat, incorporate rocks, driftwood, and plants to provide hiding places. The Gold Neon Tetra thrives in slightly acidic water and will do best when water parameters are kept constant.
To breed Gold Neon Tetras, separate a pair into a “breeder tank” with no lighting at first, and then gradually increase it until spawning occurs. Water hardness should be less than 4 dKH and live food such as mosquito larvae are great inducers. Be sure to remove the adults after the eggs have been laid, as they will eat them. The eggs should hatch within 30 hours.
Gold Neon Tetras will accept many small foods such as
brine shrimp or
freeze-dried bloodworms and tubifex,
micro pellet food, and a high quality
Approximate Purchase Size: 1/2″ to 1″