breeding neon tetras

Discussion in 'Breeding Fish' started by curlysue, Jan 7, 2006.


Can you breed neon tetras,and how do you tell if they are male or female,new at this

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  1. curlysue

    curlysueNew MemberMember

    i have 2 neon tetras and i am wondering if they will breed,and also was wondering how to tell if they are male or female? if anyone could give me some advise it would be much appreciated,thanks in advance
  2. Dino

    DinoFishlore VIPMember

    Getting them to spawn is not a major problem.
    Raising the fry, is.
    Between predation by the adult fish in the tank and lack of the proper sized food for the fry, getting fry out of neans is not an easy task.
    Female neons generally are bigger and fatter.

    Hope this helps,