Ember Tetra 2.5cm

Cooranbong Aquatics


The Ember Tetra (scientifically known as Hyphessobrycon amandae) are endemic to the Araguaia River basin located in South America. The Ember Tetra is a beautiful fish which features a semi-transparent body that is has a light shade of orange; they are small naturally grow to the maximum length of 1 inch or less for adults. If you want the Ember Tetra to do well, you should ensure that they are kept in a school of no less than 5 fishes as this will help build up their confidence, and help them feel more secure in your tank. This beautiful fish would not only look great but also do better in a well-planted tank; you should ensure that the temperature of the medium is within the range of 24°C - 28°C, and that the pH doesn’t exceed 7 or go below 5. Ember Tetras are relatively easy to raise, their diet shouldn’t pose any problems to you as a small pellet food can easily cover the bulk of their dietary requirements.

The Hikari and the sera flakes are good examples of ideal feeds for the Ember Tetra. The average Ember Tetra lives a lifespan of 2-4 years, ensure that your tank is no less than 10 gallons if you want to raise and breed this fish.