Brand: AQUAStore
Product Code: Flame Tetra (Pair)
Availability: 2-3 Days

Flame Tetra

FlameTetra (Pair)

The Flame Tetra, scientifically known as Hyphessobrycon flammeus, is a stunning and vibrant addition to any freshwater aquarium. Renowned for their brilliant red coloration, these small, peaceful fish bring a lively splash of color to your tank. Originating from the coastal river basins of Brazil, Flame Tetras are hardy and easy to care for, making them perfect for both beginner and experienced aquarists.


  • Size: Flame Tetras typically grow up to 1.5 inches in length.
  • Color: Bright red body with a slightly translucent tail and fins.
  • Lifespan: With proper care, Flame Tetras can live up to 3-5 years.
  • Behavior: Peaceful and social, they thrive in schools of 6 or more.
  • Diet: Omnivorous, they enjoy a varied diet of high-quality flakes, micro-pellets, and live or frozen foods like brine shrimp and daphnia.

Care Instructions:

  • Tank Size: A minimum of 10 gallons is recommended for a small school of Flame Tetras.
  • Water Parameters:
    • Temperature: 72-82°F (22-28°C)
    • pH: 5.5-7.5
    • Hardness: 2-15 dGH
  • Filtration: Use a gentle filter to maintain clean water without creating strong currents.
  • Decor: Provide plenty of plants, driftwood, and hiding spots to mimic their natural habitat. Ensure open swimming spaces as well.
  • Lighting: Moderate lighting is ideal to enhance their vibrant colors.
  • Tank Mates: Flame Tetras are compatible with other peaceful fish like neon tetras, guppies, and dwarf gouramis. Avoid larger, aggressive fish.
  • Maintenance: Perform regular water changes (20-25% weekly) and monitor water quality to keep the environment healthy.
  • Breeding: Flame Tetras can be bred in captivity. Provide a separate breeding tank with soft, acidic water and fine-leaved plants for egg-laying.

Additional Information:

  • Origin: Coastal rivers of Brazil
  • Scientific Name: Hyphessobrycon flammeus
  • Family: Characidae

Add a splash of fiery red to your aquarium with the Flame Tetra. Their vibrant colors and peaceful nature make them an excellent choice for community tanks. Order your Flame Tetras today and enjoy the beauty and activity they bring to your aquatic environment.

You will get a pair (Male and Female) of Flame Tetra. The packet is fully sealed with pure oxygen and it is safe to travel long distances for 5-7 days. Buying Flame Tetra online from aquastore is totally safe, we are delivering you with 100% satisfaction.

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