Diamond Head Neon Tetra
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Diamond Head Neon Tetra (Paracheirodon innesi), a gem of the freshwater aquarium world known for its stunning colors and graceful presence. With its vibrant blue and red hues and distinctive diamond-shaped mark, the Diamond Head Neon Tetra is a captivating addition to any community aquarium. Elevate the beauty of your aquatic haven with the enchanting brilliance of Diamond Head Neon Tetras.

Care Guide: Diamond Head Neon Tetras are relatively easy to care for but thrive in specific conditions. Follow this care guide to ensure the optimal health and vibrancy of your Diamond Head Neon Tetras:

Tank Size:

  • Provide a tank of at least 10 gallons for a small group of Diamond Head Neon Tetras. A longer tank is preferable to accommodate their schooling behavior.

Water Parameters:

  • Temperature: Maintain a water temperature between 72-78°F (22-26°C).
  • pH: Keep the pH level in the range of 6.0-7.0.
  • Hardness: A moderate water hardness ranging from 5-12 dGH is suitable.


  • Use a reliable aquarium filter to ensure clean and well-oxygenated water. Diamond Head Neon Tetras appreciate a gentle water flow.

Substrate and Decor:

  • Use a dark substrate to enhance the colors of the Diamond Head Neon Tetras.
  • Include plants, driftwood, and rocks to mimic their natural habitat and provide hiding spots.


  • Diamond Head Neon Tetras are omnivores. Offer a balanced diet of high-quality flake or pellet food.
  • Supplement their diet with live or frozen foods such as brine shrimp, daphnia, and bloodworms.

Schooling Behavior:

  • Diamond Head Neon Tetras are schooling fish and thrive in groups of at least six or more. Keeping them in a school reduces stress and encourages natural behavior.


  • Diamond Head Neon Tetras are peaceful and compatible with other non-aggressive community fish.
  • Avoid keeping them with large or aggressive tankmates that may intimidate them.

Water Changes:

  • Perform regular water changes of about 20% weekly to maintain water quality.


  • Breeding Diamond Head Neon Tetras can be challenging in a community tank. If breeding is desired, provide a separate breeding tank with fine-leaved plants.

Note: Diamond Head Neon Tetras are known for their striking colors and peaceful nature, making them an excellent choice for community aquariums. Their dazzling appearance and schooling behavior create a captivating display in any freshwater setup.

Experience the brilliance of Diamond Head Neon Tetras in your aquarium. Order now to bring a burst of color and natural beauty to your aquatic world. Whether you’re a seasoned aquarist or just starting, Diamond Head Neon Tetras will add a touch of elegance and vibrancy to your underwater realm.



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