Diamond tetras are gorgeous freshwater fish that don’t get nearly enough attention. We’ve been fans of this species for years, and definitely recommend them to anyone. They’re beautiful, easy to care for, and a lot of fun to watch. This makes them a great beginner fish. However, this is a great choice if you have experience and just want a low-maintenance freshwater species as well.
The Zebra Danio is endemic to India, however encountering wild specimens is rare, as the majority of Zebra danio available within the aquarium trade are commercially produced because it’s more cost effective and they spawn very readily. One of the most popular danio species and very easy to keep, the Zebra danio appears just as its name suggests with a shimmering silver body that has several horizontal dark stripes. Zebra danio are natural shoaling fish, thriving best with at least 8 individuals but more are encouraged. Danios are gregarious, and too few of individuals can result in them harassing other tank mates. An adult Zebra danio can reach a size of approximately 1.5″.
Neon Tetra, the beautiful fish species, originates from the blackwater streams and tributaries and clear water in Amazon and Orinoco River basins. Neon Tetra fish breed is extremely popular and is available in different varieties of captive-bred specimens. This includes golden strain, long-finned neon tetra, etc.
But before sharing the breeding care guide for Neon Tetra, take a look at the overview of this lovely fish breed. The information chart will let you understand everything about Neon Tetra in detail.
Aquarium fanatics love the harlequin rasbora because it’s very easy to care for. Its metallic color is an eye-catching addition to any home aquarium. It has a reminiscent look of a jokester costume, where the fish derives its name. Harlequin Rasbora, sometimes known as red rasbora, are schooling fish. They love to move in small groups and keep company with other similar-sized fish. That’s yet another reason behind their massive popularity.
The Norman’s Lampeye Killifish is a peaceful fish whose small size makes it absolutely perfect for the nano or planted aquarium. Its name refers to the horizontal crescent at the top of its eye that seems to “glow” under the aquarium light. Native to Central and Western Africa, this hardy fish is excellent for even beginners. It will often spawn in the aquarium.
The Norman’s Lampeye Killifish occupies the top level of the water column almost exclusively. It is not afraid to jump, so it must be kept in an aquarium with either a lid/hood/canopy or at least a significantly lowered water level. It will not eat or bother plants and it will appreciate the cover, especially with floating plants. This fish is clearly best suited for a heavily planted aquarium.
Dwarf Neon Rainbow is a small, freshwater species that is best known for its smart behavior as a lively school of fish. This fish originated in the river basins of Indonesia and Western New Guinea. They have since gained popularity due to their compatibility with many community tank setups.
The Congo Tetra is a beautiful freshwater fish that is a piece of cake to care for. It doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner or an expert looking for something low-maintenance, this species is a great choice. But even though these fish aren’t difficult to keep it’s still important to understand their requirements. Too many aquarists underestimate “easy” fish and end up wondering why things went wrong. And that’s why we put together this guide. It will show you everything you need to know about Congo Tetra care!