Common Name Glowlight Tetra, Glolite
Scientific Name Hemigrammus Erthrozonus
Size 5 cm
Origin Guyana
Tank Setup Community Setup
Temperature 24 – 28 degrees
Feeding Omnivore, take flakes, small live and frozen food as well.
Gender Males are usually more slimmer.
Comments These guys do great in dark backgrounds and are very peaceful and hardy fish great for beginners.

The Glowlight Tetra (also known as the Hemigrammus erythrozonus) is a small, brightly colored fish that is native to South America. It is a member of the Characidae family, which includes a wide variety of tetras and other schooling fish.

The Glowlight Tetra is a small fish, typically reaching a maximum size of around 2 inches in length. It has a slender, streamlined body with a distinctive orange-red coloration, which gives it its common name. The fish’s head and fins may also have hints of orange or red.

In the wild, the Glowlight Tetra is found in a variety of freshwater habitats, including rivers, streams, and swamps. It feeds on a variety of small invertebrates, such as worms, insects, and crustaceans. In the aquarium, it will accept a variety of foods, including flakes, pellets, and live or frozen foods.

The Glowlight Tetra is a popular choice for aquarists because of its striking coloration and peaceful temperament. It is generally a good community fish and can be kept with other peaceful tetras or with a variety of other small fish species. However, it is important to provide plenty of hiding places in the aquarium and to keep the water quality high to promote the health and well-being of the fish.