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Lemon Tetra

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Lemon Tetra Care Guide:

  1. Tank Size: A tank of at least 20 gallons is suitable for a school of Lemon Tetras.

  2. Water Parameters:

    • Temperature: 72-78°F (22-26°C).
    • pH Level: Slightly acidic to neutral, around 6.0-7.0.
    • Water Hardness: Soft to moderately hard water.
  3. Tank Setup:

    • Provide a well-planted aquarium with subdued lighting.
    • Use a dark substrate to enhance their vibrant lemon-yellow coloration.
    • Maintain a well-filtered tank with gentle water flow.
  4. Diet:

    • Omnivorous diet; feed high-quality flakes, pellets, and supplement with live or frozen foods like brine shrimp and bloodworms.
  5. Tank Mates:

    • Lemon Tetras are peaceful and suitable for a community tank.
    • Keep them with other small, non-aggressive fish.
  6. Maintenance:

    • Perform regular water changes (20-30% every 2 weeks).
    • Monitor water parameters consistently.
  7. Behavior:

    • Lemon Tetras are active and exhibit schooling behavior.
    • They add a bright and lively presence to the aquarium.
  8. Compatibility:

    • Compatible with other small, peaceful fish.
    • Keep them in groups of six or more for optimal social interaction.
  9. Breeding:

    • Breeding Lemon Tetras is achievable in a separate breeding tank.
    • Provide fine-leaved plants for egg deposition.
  10. Health Monitoring:

    • Observe for signs of stress, disease, or changes in behavior.
    • Quarantine new additions to prevent potential diseases.

Creating an environment that mimics their natural habitat and ensuring a balanced diet will contribute to the overall health and vibrant appearance of Lemon Tetras in your community tank.