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Diamond Tetra

Original price $4.99 - Original price $46.99
Original price $4.99
$4.99 - $46.99
Current price $4.99
Style: 1 Fish

Diamond Tetra (Moenkhausia pittieri)


The Diamond Tetra, native to Venezuela's Lake Valencia region, is a stunning freshwater fish known for its shimmering scales that sparkle like diamonds under aquarium lighting. This species is highly valued not only for its beauty but also for its peaceful nature, making it a perfect addition to a community tank. The reflective scales of the Diamond Tetra catch and reflect light, creating a dazzling display that enhances any aquatic environment.


  • Sparkling diamond-like scales that beautifully reflect aquarium lighting
  • Elegant, finned appearance with a subtle golden hue on its body
  • Peaceful and schooling fish, best kept in groups for a natural and eye-catching display
  • Adaptable to a variety of tank conditions, though they thrive in well-planted setups

Care Instructions:

  • Tank Size: Minimum 20 gallons to provide ample space for schooling behavior
  • Water Parameters: pH 6.0-7.5, soft to moderately hard water
  • Temperature: 24-28°C (75-82°F)
  • Diet: Omnivorous; thrives on a varied diet of high-quality flake food, pellets, and live/frozen foods such as brine shrimp and bloodworms
  • Compatibility: Excellent for community tanks with other peaceful fish. Avoid pairing with large or aggressive species that may harass or outcompete them for food