Can Zebra Danios Live With Neon Tetras?

Zebra Danio

Zebra danios and neon tetras are compatible and can live together. These small, active fish have a calm nature and get along well with each other. Their dietary preferences are the same- they’re omnivores. The water temperature, pH level, and alkaline quantities suit both species.  Neon tetras and zebra danios are popular fish and great … Read more

How Many Neon Tetras in a 10 Gallon Tank?

Neon Tetra

A 10-gallon tank can house five to six neon tetras. Some people may try to add more Tetras because they’re small fish. However, more than six neon tetras will overcrowd the small tank. Neon tetras are small but active fish, so they need space to swim around freely. What’s more, they’re shoaling fish, so they’re … Read more

How Many Neon Tetras in a 55-Gallon Tank?

Group of Neon Tetra

A 55-gallon tank is big enough to support between 28 and 50 neon tetras at a time. This number of fish will create a healthy community because they love to live in groups of their own kind.  Neon tetras are popular fish because they’re hardy, peaceful, and don’t require much maintenance. However, if you’re thinking … Read more

Will Neon Tetras Eat Guppy Fry?

Neon Tetra Closeup

Neon tetras can and will eat guppy fry. Most fish won’t pass up the opportunity to consume any species of fry large enough to fit in their mouths. Most fish will even eat their own fry on occasion. Since neon tetras are naturally omnivorous and guppy fry are about ¼ inches, your tropical fish can … Read more

Do Neon Tetras Sleep?

Neon Tetra Close Up

Have you ever noticed that your neon tetras aren’t as active at night as they are during the day? This is because they sleep at night. Just like most animals, neon tetras do have some form of sleep.  This article gives a quick overview of neon tetras’ sleeping habits. Read on for more information about … Read more

How Many Neon Tetras to Add at One Time?

Group of Neon Tetra

You should keep at least six to ten neon tetras in a single tank, and you can add them all at once. If you are adding more than 6 to your final tank, we recommend adding 6 maximum at one time.  Neon tetras are small, colorful, and peaceful fish that are suitable for beginner aquarists … Read more