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Ember Tetra

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This item is available for purchase in-store only.
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Currently offered Mon-Fri in select areas. Order by 2pm & receive your order between 6-9pm. Order after 2pm & receive it next working evening between 6-9pm. Learn more.

I225872-Ember Tetra
I225872-Ember Tetra I225872-Ember Tetra

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Care instructions

What fish can live with Ember Tetras?: They are a community fish, and do fine with any similar sized, peaceful fish that won't eat them. Such as rasboras, tetras, danios etc. Since they swim around the middle of the aquarium, they go well with bottom dwelling fish like corydoras and otocinclus, as well as surface dwelling fish like pencilfish. 

What do Ember Tetras eat?: They are omnivores and don't tend to be picky eaters. They eat tiny, slow sinking foods. A varied diet of different fish foods is essential for them to get plenty of nutrients and vitamins to stay healthy.


Hyphessobrycmo amandae

Temperature: 21 - 27°C

Minimum tank size: 40L

Max Size: 2cm

Temperment: Peaceful schooling fish, suitable for community tanks

Shoal Size: 6 or more

pH Range: 6.6-7.2

Temperature Range: 24-29°C


General Information

Active, vibrant fish. Always looking for food; often displays comical behaviour.

Will "colour up" beautifully when kept in a heavily planted aquarium with a dark coloured substrate.

Happiest when kept in groups. Ember Tetras are active, fast swimmers, and quite playful. Will often be found swimming amongst plants or shoaling in the middle of the tank.


All Live Fish are only available as in-store purchase. Each species may vary to the images and at times colouration may develop in different patterns and at different life stages. Visit in-store and discuss with an Animates team member if you have any questions about our range.


If you're after a particular species of fish, please don't hesitate to ask one of our team members if we can order it in for you.


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