Golden Tetra

Common Name: Golden Tetra

Latin Name: Hemigrammus rodwayi

Origin: Guiana

Temperature: 76-82 °F (24-27°C)

Ease Of Keeping: Easy

Aggressivness: slightly aggressive at feeding time

Adult Size: 2 inches

Minimum Tank Size: 5 gallon

Feeding: Flakes, some blood worms. Very aggressive eaters

Comments: Keep in groups of 3 or more. They sometimes chase each other in a slightly aggressively manner to get more food. They swim around at all levels; will eat flake food off the surface and rest near the bottom.