The green fire tetra is a freshwater fish of the tetra family and is native to South America. The green fire tetra has a slender translucent green body with a bright red or orange marking near the anal fin and a black patch on the dorsal fin. A popular species among aquarists, green fire tetras are shoaling tetras that add character to a tank. Green fire tetras are suitable for beginner aquarists because the fish are easy to care for, although they’re not suitable for some kinds of fish in a community tank.


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Scientific name Common Name Size Temperament
 Aphyocharax rathbuni Green Fire Tetra 50mm Peaceful
 Water Temperature Water pH Tank size Diet
 22-27oC 6.5-7.5 100 L Carnivores