Neon Tetra

Neon Tetra

Where in the world?

Amazon Basin.

 

Animal Facts:

Known for their bright, electric looking colors, the Neon Tetra is a small freshwater fish. They have a light blue back over a silver body with a red streak.

Neon Tetras are found in the western and northern Amazon basin in southeastern Colombia, eastern Peru, and western Brazil.

As omnivores, Neon Tetras will eat a variety of algae, small invertebrates, and insect larvae.

On average, Neon Tetras reach 3.5 cm in length, making them a very small schooling fish.

Did you know?

Neon Tetras have a preference for acidic blackwater streams, but also occurs in transparent clearwater streams. However, they are not found in the whitewater rivers.

 

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Posted on

July 31, 2019

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