Glowlight Tetra Care
Scientific Name : Hemigrammus erythrozonus
Common Names : Glo-lite Tetra, glowlight Tetra, Fire Neon Tetra
glowlight Tetra Care Level : Easy to Moderate, slowly acclimate them to your tank using a slow drip.
Size : Up to 1.5 inches (4 cm)
pH : 5.5 – 7
Temperature : 72°F – 80°F (22°C – 27°C)
Lifespan : 5 years or longer
Origin / Habitat : Guyana, South America
Tetra Temperament / Behavior : A very small tetra that needs to be kept in small schools (shoal) of 5 or more.
Glowlight Tetra Breeding : They have been bred in captivity and are egg layers. They need very soft (4 dkh) and water that is on the acidic side. May need subdued lighting levels and live foods to trigger spawning.
Aquarium Size : 20 gallon minimum
Glowlight Tetra Tank Mates : They can be very peaceful and should kept with similar sized tank mates. Avoid keeping them with larger fish capable of eating them. Does well with the Neon Tetra and the Black Neon Tetra.
Fish Disease : Freshwater Fish Disease – use a Quarantine Tank for all new fish!
Diet / Foods : An omnivore – provide a varied diet with live food, frozen food and they should accept flake food.
Tank Region : Middle to bottom
Gender : Can be difficult to determine, females are usually a little larger.