Ember Tetra Fish The Freshwater School Fish For Planted Tank

October 1, 2019 0 By Ronny Jaskolski


Ember Tetra Fish The Freshwater School Fish For Planted Tank the ember Tantra fish is a freshwater school fish tank of the Harrison family it is native to the Iraq wire river basin of Brazil amber tetra fish one of the most common found in home planted aquariums this species is of typical tetra shape but grows to a maximum overall length of approximately two centimeters most exhibits striking orange and reddish coloration with mild translucency near the pelvic fin the I frequently mirrors the color of the fish and is outlined in black in the aquarium amber tetras should be kept in acidic water with a pH near 6.6 and although their native habitat has very soft water they have adapted quite well to a wide range of hardness the recommended temperature range is between 23 29 degrees Celsius ideally their tank should contain live plants a darker substrate and open water for swimming amber tetras should be kept in groups of at least 46 in order to promote schooling they appreciates a heavily planted aquarium ideally with a small area shaded from direct light and will spend a lot of time swimming through planted areas which also offer some protection for their Fri these fish swim at the middle level of the aquarium and they don’t feed from the bottom of the tank therefore it is recommended that they are kept with other bottom-dwelling fish so that leftover food is then eaten up off the substrate and not left to waste amber tetras will school with other tetras such as the neon tetra but may become stressed by the presence of significantly larger fish amber Petros can be feed a variety of foods including flake frozen and freeze-dried food small live foods like worms and brine shrimp are also recommended as they bring out the fish’s colors