Pictures of fish and fish in store may vary, these are just examples/fully grown fish
Native to the bodies of water in South America, the diamond tetra likes to live in shallow and slow-moving areas. These fish can typically be found in the Rio Bue, Rio Tiquiriti, and Lake Valencia.
Diamond tetra care is usually pretty straightforward. These freshwater fish are surprisingly hardy, which makes them great options for beginners and novice aquarists alike.
It is recommended to feed any fish a mixed diet of live and dry food
Name: Diamond Tetra
Science Name: Phenacogrammus interruptus
Max Size: 3″
pH: 6.0 – 7.5
Temperature: 72-82F° (22-28°C)
Care Level: Easy
Life Expectancy: 5 Years
Minimum Tank Size Recommended: 15 Gallons
Groups: Recommended in groups 6+ / Thrives in groups 8+