neon tetra

  1. Circus

    Longfin Green Dragon Bristlenose Pleco

    I was at my LFS today to get a filter, and saw they had a bunch of Longfin Green Dragon Bristlenose Pecos. I REALLY want one, so I am going to rearrange my tanks tomorrow to find room for one. The tank I want to put him in is a 20 gallon high tank, it has a Quietflow 30 on it. Ph at 7.4 and my...
  2. H

    Major tank issue - sickness of some sort

    Ok, so I have one 55g freshwater display tank. Nitrate 20 Nitrite 0 Hardness 150 Chlorine 0 Alkalinity 100 pH 7.2 The above readings have been steady for at least 6 months. Tank mates are: 2 male guppies, 2 dwarf gourami -1 male 1-female, 4 nerite snails, and 9 Julii corydora catfish. A few...
  3. G

    What is suitable for a small 18-20litre tank?

    Hi all, I have always wanted to keep tropical fish and thought I would start small. I am looking into getting an 18/20 litre tank and I’m looking for advice as to wether this will be large enough to keep 3 guppies. I have researched online but different sources have different answers. I would...
  4. M

    Is this hole in the head?

    A few months ago I got my first fish tank, cycled it, and introduced fish at staggered intervals until I had 6 neon tetras, 3 Corys, 4 danios and a dwarf gouramis. One of the danios just disappeared so I'm not sure what happened there. However in the last few days I've been noticing what I think...
  5. D

    Stocking Help

    Hello eveyone, i am fairly new to the hobby i have obviously done research but would like some advice! I have had a 14 gallon / 64 liter fish tank for a while and it had 5 danios and 4 corydoras, a friend of mine needed to get rid of his 125l/33G tank so i took it almost a month ago i recently...
  6. Falconwithaboxon

    Neon Tetras

    So I plan on getting a 125-150 gallon tank and I will want to get bigger fish then I currently have to go in there. That issue with that is I have a school of neon tetras, 10 of them, and bigger fish might eat them. I currently have a 29 gallon tank that I plan on keeping for them. So my...
  7. K

    Sick Neon Tetra! I’m a beginner and I need advice

    I had 7 neon Tetras for about a month. About a week ago one passed very suddenly. He was fine till an hour before and his only issue was swimming weird. Now another is sick and I can’t figure out what it is. It’s only swimming strange and it’s eyes seem bigger then the others, so maybe popeye...
  8. Barry Tetra

    Is this overstocked, if not can I add some kuhli loach in?

    Hi me again, this is my 20 Gal tank with 20 neon tetras, 5 cherry barbs and 6 lemon tetras Can I move 27 kuhli loaches (from my 5 gal tank) to this tank? also any plants recommended? @AilyNC @NCaquatics @AdoraBelle Dearheart Help appreciated
  9. M

    How many fish?

    Hi, I have a 70l fish tank, and i just wanted to know how many fish I could keep in it? We have 11, and my family and I are arguing over whether we should get more! We have 5 neon tetras, 2 glass catfish and 4 guppies. Thanks
  10. sam_mitchell98

    48l Tropical Aquarium

    After having my aquarium set up for some time now, Yesterday I decided to make my first purchase of tropical fish for my 48 litre tank. I decided to go for a school of 10, neon tetras!
  11. Flavs

    Advice on adding fish to tank

    Hello there! I would really love some advice from seasoned fish keepers! I currently have a 54L tank (60 x 30 x 30). I've currently got a gorgeous Betta, 6 Neon Tetras and 2 Cory Doras. I was wondering whether I could add a 2-3 extra neons to form more of a school and perhaps even another Cory...
  12. E

    Neon Tetra White Growth

    Hi, this is my first time posting so hopefully I get it right. I don't have any testing strips at the moment, but I got my water tested at pets at home recently and they said it was all fine. About 4 weeks ago I noticed one of my neon tetra's had a large white growth on its mouth, and that its...
  13. B

    Water levels are all wrong

    Hi. I've started a tropical aquarium for the first time and I've had it running for 2 weeks without fish. I bought a test kit that measures the GH, KH, PH, NO2 and NO3 levels. However they're all wrong The levels are showing they're this.. GH - 180ppm KH - 180ppm PH - 8.0 NO2 - 0.5ppm NO3 -...
  14. I

    Disease identification and treatment

    Can someone help identify what disease a couple of my fish have as I'm getting lots of conflicting things when googling! Background: Tank is about 3 months old, 8 neon tetras and they broke out in Ich a couple of days after I got them 3 weeks ago. Tank is fully cycled and aquascaped. Because of...
  15. Barry Tetra

    Tank mates for rosy barbs

    Can neon/cardinal tetra live with rosy barbs, tank mates, stocking info appreciated.
  16. HevvyC

    New 20 Gallon Starter Tank - Advice? :)

    Hey guys, I've just bought a 100L/ 20 gallon tank and I'm waiting to pick it up at the moment. Very excited! It comes with 2 internal filters (both Aquael 700) and a heater which is great. I was looking into keeping some honey gouramis, platies, neon tetras and maybe some leopard cory's? Nice...
  17. B

    Neon tetra fungal infection?

    I have 30 neon tetras in a planted 110gal and I have just noticed some of them appear to have small white growths around their mouths and 1 has some white tips on its fins. Am thinking it could possibly be a fungal infection? No colour loss or loss of appetite in any yet. However they do appear...
  18. H

    something is wrong with my aquarium plz help

    Hi everyone! So I am pretty new to the whole aquarium thing. I was given a 10 Gallon one as a gift. When I got it, there were 5 platyfish in there. All happy and cool. Shortly after, one of them died, but the rest were doing completely fine. I let the tank sit for 2 weeks before adding 4 more...
  19. W

    Tetras nipping Betta

    my neon tetras (10) have been nipping my betta to the point where he spends most of his time hiding and not coming out. He even blew out his fin flaring at them. They were both introduced last week to my twenty gallon which until now has just had corys. I’m wondering if I should move the tetras...
  20. Annemarie

    White Patch Neon Tetra

    Hello! So as of a few days ago my largest fish seemed to develop a white patch overnight on his fin. It looks like it’s a little fuzzy? But I’m not sure. I have aquarium salt I could use, but I have a shrimp (ghost) and dont know if he would be okay in salted water. I know how to use aquarium...