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Golden Tetra


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Golden Tetra is small Amazonian species is an excellent fish for a community aquarium thanks to it’s small size and peaceful nature. As with all tetras, the Gold Tetra needs to be kept in schools of at least 6 or more to avoid stress. Gold Tetras are slightly delicate, so should be added to an established tank with stable water parameters. They enjoy the cover provided by a planted tank, and will readily accept processed Flake Foods. Gold tetras are very beautiful in the aquarium, and can be quite energetic so open swimming space is a must as well as some cover.


Common Name Gold Tetra, Golden Tetra.
Scientific Name Hemigrammus rodwayi
Care Level Beginner - Immediate
Maximum Size 5 cm
pH 6 - 7
Temperature 24¬įC - 28¬įC
Life Span 3 - 4 years
Behaviour Peaceful
Tank Region Middle layer
Gender The analfin of the female has a red hue, and a white leading edge.

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1. Set live stock aside with transportation bag in room temperature place for 30 minutes.
2. Then transfer bag to float in aquarium for another 30 minutes
3. Use a fish net to transfer the live stock by scooping it from the bag into the tank.

NOTE: Do not release live stocks together with the transportation water into tank.