There are over 700 known species of tetras

A medium sized tetra that does well with similarly sized fish species
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Much like their neon cousins, the glow-light tetras are ideal types of tropical fish to keep with your shrimp because they are small and peaceable. They act in much the same way to their cousins as well, though they are perhaps a little bit more shy, and will take time to adjust to a new tank. During this time you can expect them to be hiding out with your shrimp.
Much like their neon cousins, the glow-light tetras are ideal types of tropical fish to keep with your shrimp because they are small and peaceable
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Gentle, peaceful fish perfect for an aquarium setting, come in many types: 700 species, to be exact. The colourful tropical fish have signature rounded fins. When you are choosing a tetra species, pick several of the same species, even if you choose more than one school of different tetra to cohabitate. Pick the best tetra for your needs and buy aquarium supplies on eBay to nurture and display the fish. uruguay wild caught tetra, wild caught tetra When you begin shopping for tropical fish you will notice two types of fish
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They used to be known as a “poor man’s tetra” due to the coppery stripe that runs lengthwise along its body and the fact they have a similar body shape. These types of fish are not actually tropical fish, although they are often labeled as such, due to the way they do so well in tropical aquariums.Bloodfin tetras are typically kept in schools of five or more. They swim mainly in the upper and middle water layers and are highly sociable fishes, mixing well with other types of and tropical fish in general, so are often kept (like many other tetras) in a . However, they will tend to nip at the fins of fish with long, wavy fins, such as or . Bloodfin tetras have also been kept in cold-water tanks, provided the temperature does not drop below . They have been kept in temperatures ranging from 64–83°F. Tetras are adapted to soft, slightly acidic water, and is essential for breeding. Bloodfin tetras can adapt to many water conditions in captivity, if the is dechlorinated.[]