Scientific name: Paracheirodon innesi
Common name: Neon Tetra
Max. size: 2.2 cm / 0.85 inches
pH range: 5.0 – 7.0
dH range: 1 - 2
Temperature range: 20 – 26°C / 68 - 80°F
The Neon Tetra is an extremely popular aquarium fish. It is sturdy and inexpensive and is often one of the first fish species purchased by beginner aquarists. A shoal of brightly decorated Neon Tetras will add colour as well as activity to the aquarium. Since the Neon Tetras stay quite small and have a peaceful temperament, they are often found in small community aquariums.