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The Glass Bloodfin Tetra, also known as Prionobrama filigera, is a peaceful and attractive freshwater fish species that originates from the rivers of South America. They are a popular choice for aquarists due to their unique transparent body and bright red fins.


Glass Bloodfin Tetras are relatively small, with a maximum size of 1.5 inches, and require a minimum tank size of 10 gallons. They are active swimmers and appreciate plenty of hiding places, live plants, and open swimming areas. They are also peaceful and can be kept with other small, peaceful species.


These omnivores will eat a variety of foods, including flakes, pellets, and small pieces of vegetables. It's important to provide a balanced diet to ensure they receive all the necessary nutrients for optimal health.


The Glass Bloodfin Tetra's unique characteristic is their transparent body, which allows their bright red fins to stand out even more. They are a stunning addition to any planted aquarium and can add a unique touch to any aquascape.


Water Parameters:

  • pH: 6.0-7.5
  • gH: 4-8
  • kH: 2-5
  • TDS: 50-150
  • Temperature: 73-82°F


Please note that these are general guidelines, and for more accurate values, we encourage you to contact Living Aquarium by phone or in person. Within store hours, our team of experts are always happy to answer any questions you may have and provide personalized guidance on care.

Glass Bloodfin Tetras

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