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Glowlight 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.

I121960-Glowlight Tetra
I121960-Glowlight Tetra

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Care instructions

What fish can live with Glowlight Tetras?: Bottom-dwellers may make a good tankmate as they will eat up any food that the Glowlights miss. They like being with their kind in at least six, or with other small and peaceful species, but will not school with them. Slower moving fish or those with long fins will be safe around Glowlights. Except for Angelfish, they would likely view these little tetras as an snack. Fast moring fish mya cause stress to your Glowlights.

What do Glowlight Tetras eat?: They eat all types of food, but a well-rounded diet will encourage a healthy lifestyle, and promote colourings. Because of their size, they will need small-sized pellets or flake foods. Small quantities should be fed frequently so that they can consume enough food, but not fall to the bottom of the tank, as Glowlights will not go for it. A varied diet of different fish foods is essential for them to get plenty of nutrients and vitamins to stay healthy.





Hemigrammus erythrozonus

Temperature: 21 - 27°C>

Minimum tank size: 40L 

Max Size: 4cm

Temperment: Peaceful, good community fish

Shoal Size:  Schooling fish, ideal for a community aquarium with other peaceful tankmates. Always keep in groups of 6 or more to minimise stress.

pH Range: 6.6-7.2

Temperature Range: 24-28°C


General Information

Small, peaceful and active fish. Prefers a planted aquarium with plenty of hiding places.

When kept in larger groups, Glowlights become more confident and exhibit interesting, active behaviours.

Although they are a schooling fish, they will generally not school together with other species.



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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