Glass Bloodfin Tetra 3cm

  • Glass Bloodfin Tetra: Graceful fish with a translucent body and a touch of red in their fins, adding charm to your aquarium.
  • Peaceful community fish: Thrives when kept in groups with other small, peaceful species like tetras and rasboras.
  • Captivating display: The red coloration in their fins intensifies during courtship and excitement, making them a delightful sight to behold.
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Introduction: Introducing the Glass Bloodfin Tetra, a captivating and elegant fish that will bring a glimmer of red to your aquascape. With its translucent body and subtle red fin, the Glass Bloodfin Tetra is a delightful sight in any aquarium. Let’s explore the captivating features and care guidelines of this unique tetra.

Scientific Name: Scientifically known as Prionobrama filigera, the Glass Bloodfin Tetra belongs to the Characidae family and hails from South America.

Water Quality: Ensuring pristine water conditions is crucial for the well-being of your Glass Bloodfin Tetra. Here are the key water parameters:

  • Temperature: Keep the water temperature between 72°F and 78°F (22°C to 26°C) for a comfortable habitat.
  • pH Level: Maintain the pH level between 6.5 and 7.5 for slightly acidic to neutral conditions.
  • GH Level: Aim for a general hardness (GH) of 4 to 10 dGH to ensure essential mineral availability.
  • KH Level: Keep the carbonate hardness (KH) between 4 to 8 dKH for pH stability.

Feeding: Glass Bloodfin Tetras are omnivorous and will accept various foods. Offer them a balanced diet of high-quality flakes, pellets, and supplement with live or frozen foods like daphnia and brine shrimp.

Tank Mates: Glass Bloodfin Tetras are peaceful and enjoy the company of their own species and other small, peaceful community fish like tetras and rasboras.

Substrates and Tank Decorations: Use a dark substrate to accentuate their colors and provide driftwood and plants like Java Fern for shelter and exploration.

Suitable Plants: Glass Bloodfin Tetras appreciate live plants, which offer them places to hide and make their environment more natural.

Sexing: Sexing Glass Bloodfin Tetras can be challenging, but males may have more colorful fins and slender bodies.

Breeding: Breeding Glass Bloodfin Tetras in captivity is possible but requires a separate breeding tank and conditions that mimic their natural habitat.

Maximum Size and Longevity: As they mature, Glass Bloodfin Tetras can reach a maximum size of about 1.5 to 2 inches (4 to 5 cm). With proper care, they can live for up to 5 to 7 years, providing you with long-lasting joy.

General Information: The Glass Bloodfin Tetra’s translucent body and subtle red fin make it an enchanting addition to any aquascape.

A Fun Fact: The red coloration on the fin of the Glass Bloodfin Tetra intensifies when they are excited or during courtship displays.

Add elegance and a glimmer of red to your aquascape with the Glass Bloodfin Tetra. Their graceful appearance, peaceful nature, and subtle red fin will undoubtedly make them the captivating heart of your underwater haven!


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