Tetra Fish for Sale» Red Minor Tetra - Aquarium Fish | PetSmart

Diet: Flake, Frozen, Freeze-dried
Maximum size: 2"
Water temperature: 72-82° F
Swimming level: Middle
Schooling fish (5+)
Experience level: Beginner
Tank Setup: 10+ gallons, densely planted

Great for beginner aquarists, tetras are attractive, hardy fish that come in a variety of colorations and patterns. Tetras are an active, peaceful, schooling fish that mix well with other community fish. They prefer to swim in schools of five or more. Tetras can share their aquarium with other community danios, rasboras, catfish and less aggressive barbs and gouramis.

Instead of plants, tetras eat aquatic crustaceans, worms and aquatic insect larvae. Vary their diet by including frozen or freeze-dried bloodworms, tubifex worms and other small worms, mosquito larvae and daphnia. You will see your tetras swimming in the middle of your aquarium. To create a beautiful environment, be sure to add some top and bottom swimmers as well. Ask a PetSmart associate to help you choose.

Learn about the Red Minor Tetra

Common Name
Red Minor Tetra

Other Common Names
Serpae Tetra, Blood Tetra

Scientific Name
Hyphessobrycon callistus

Family
Characidae

Feeding Habits
Frozen blood worms, glass worms, brine shrimp, plankton and daphnia. Live blood worms, glass worms, tubifex worms and brine shrimp. All types of freeze dried and flake foods are also accepted.

Compatibility
Peaceful and schooling, but can be aggressive at times.

Habitat
Brazil: Moderately decorate with rocks, live plants and driftwood.

Breeding
Females have a rounder and fuller body.

Additional Comments
Keep the Red Minor's well fed and any aggression problem they may have will be minimized immediately.

More information
Visit our Fish Care Center to find products, care information and bright ideas to enhance your underwater world.

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Mawhen Jan 18, 2013
Good deal on a pretty fish!
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erick99 Jan 18, 2013
My son has gone through several aquarium phases and he would have loved this fish at this price. They are great aquarium fish and fairly hardy.
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Jazmine_ilene Jan 18, 2013
this is a very pretty fish. At this price, I could buy a few. Nice find
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chuckydealpl Jan 18, 2013
makes me want to go out and pick up a couple to start an aquarium again
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lotuslove19 Jan 17, 2013
These fish are really pretty ,wouldn't mind getting some for my Aquarium at home.
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Christine Jan 17, 2013
we used to have these fish! they are so just prettyyy =)
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Bonica Jan 17, 2013
Lovely! :)
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