Neon Tetra's
Tropical Fish

Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources » Freshwater Fish and Aquariums » Freshwater and Tropical Fish » Neon Tetra's

Neon Tetra's

This is a discussion on Neon Tetra's within the Freshwater and Tropical Fish forums, part of the Freshwater Fish and Aquariums category; --> I have a tank set up only for a smallish school of Neon Tetra's, about 10 to 15. I have made one half of ...

Check out these freshwater fish profiles
Zebra Loach
Zebra Loach
Burmese Loach
Burmese Loach
Old 09-29-2009, 11:09 AM   #1
SubAtomicScope's Avatar
Neon Tetra's

I have a tank set up only for a smallish school of Neon Tetra's, about 10 to 15. I have made one half of the tank heavily planted and darker than the other open area end of the tank. The fish are mainly for my kids because they like the colors, although I have always thought it would be cool to try and breed egg layers rather that the livebearers I am used to.
Today I noticed that one of the ones that I suspected were female is looking a bit larger and rounder that before and I assume she is gravid (with Eggs). The only problem is that I have never dealt with eggs that I wasnt planning on having for breakfast. How do I go about this process IF she is carrying egg? I have done a little research and they seem to indicate that Neon Tetra's are amoung the more difficult egg layers to breed...
SubAtomicScope is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2009, 12:55 PM   #2
Byron's Avatar
Breeding neons is not easy; Water parameters are critical, and light (or more accurately darkness) is important. Also, having fish that will spawn is a factor.

There's good advice at Seriously Fish, here's the direct link: 93

Byron is offline   Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Are Tetra's not for me - Going wrong where? Angel079 Characins 22 02-26-2010 10:53 AM
How long does ich on Tetra's last? Angel079 Tropical Fish Diseases 13 02-23-2010 07:51 PM
Can I add a school of neon tetra's to this tank?? stephenmontero Characins 2 04-24-2008 12:12 PM
Help Needed with neon tetra's CB-Sunshine Tropical Fish Diseases 2 02-15-2008 09:50 PM
Red Eye Tetra mix well with Neon Tetra's and catfish ? jaspreetsl Characins 6 08-11-2007 11:01 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:08 PM.