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2cm - 3cm

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Water Conditions

"Enhance your aquarium with the Amber Tetra! Known for its captivating amber coloration, it adds warmth and beauty to any tank."

Detailed Description:


  • The Amber Tetra, scientifically known as Hyphessobrycon amandae, is a small and peaceful freshwater fish cherished by aquarists for its unique amber-colored body and tranquil nature.
  • Originating from the clear, acidic waters of the Rio Purus basin in Brazil, this species is a relatively recent addition to the aquarium hobby but has quickly gained popularity for its striking appearance and ease of care.


  • The Amber Tetra features a distinctive amber or golden-brown body coloration, which intensifies when viewed under aquarium lighting.
  • Its streamlined body is adorned with a shimmering metallic sheen, adding to its allure and beauty.
  • Despite its small size, the Amber Tetra possesses a graceful swimming motion and adds a touch of elegance to any freshwater aquarium.

Water Conditions:

  • Optimal water temperature: 75-82°F (24-28°C).
  • pH range: 5.5-7.0.
  • Water hardness: 2-10 dGH.
  • Provide a well-filtered aquarium with gentle water flow and maintain stable water parameters to ensure the health and vitality of Amber Tetras.
  • Mimic their natural habitat by incorporating tannins, driftwood, and dried leaves to create a dark, acidic environment.

Tank Setup:

  • Amber Tetras thrive in a densely planted aquarium with plenty of open swimming space and subdued lighting.
  • Incorporate floating plants and dense vegetation to provide cover and create a sense of security for the fish.
  • Ensure the tank has a secure lid as Amber Tetras may jump if startled or stressed.

Tank Mates:

  • Amber Tetras are peaceful shoaling fish that should be kept in groups of six or more individuals.
  • Suitable tank mates include other small, peaceful fish species such as Rasboras, Tetras, Corydoras Catfish, and Dwarf Gouramis.
  • Avoid keeping them with aggressive or predatory species that may harass or prey on the Amber Tetras.

Feeding Habit:

  • Amber Tetras are omnivores and accept a variety of foods, including high-quality flake food, micro pellets, frozen or live foods such as bloodworms, brine shrimp, and daphnia.
  • Offer a varied diet to ensure nutritional diversity and promote optimal health and coloration.
  • Feed them small portions multiple times a day to prevent overeating and maintain water quality.

Care and Maintenance:

  • Regular maintenance is essential to ensure the well-being of Amber Tetras and maintain water quality.
  • Perform frequent water changes of 25% every week to remove waste and replenish essential nutrients.
  • Monitor water parameters using a reliable test kit and adjust as necessary to maintain stable conditions.
  • Keep an eye out for any signs of illness or stress, such as lethargy, loss of appetite, or abnormal behavior, and address any issues promptly.

Amber Tetra

SGD 7.50

Product Options

10 pcs


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