Common name: Indian Glass Tetra, Chanda Ranga or Glass Fish.
Species name: Chanda ranga.
Maximum size: 7 cm
Origin: India, Burma, Thailand.
Company: Indian Glass Tetra are suitable for a community aquarium.
Water parameters: Temperature 22 - 29°C and pH 7.0 - 8.5
Remark: Indian Glass Tetra has been injected with a fluorescent dye. This dye metabolizes out in 4-20 months, depending on the concentration, type of dye, and the fish.
Aquarium setup: Fluorecent Indian Glass Tetra look best when in a tank with dark colors. Provide hiding places with caves, roots, rocks, and wood. The tank should be well-planted with plants that can tolerate the addition of a pinch of salt. A dark colored gravel looks best and will show their true coloration brilliantly. As with all Tetra, they should always be kept in schools of 10 or more.
Breeding: Fluorescent Indian Glass Tetra can be bred in captivity, Eggs are laid among plants, and float around adhering to leaves, stems, floating plants, and some reaching the surface. Remove the pair once the breeding is concluded as with most tetra, they will usually eat their own eggs. The eggs hatch in 20-24 hours and the fry hang vertically from plants for 3-4 days.
Fluorescent Glass Tetra 5,000 KHR
Common Name Indian Glass Tetra Scientific Name Chanda ranga Origin Burma, India, Thailand Max Size 7 cm Community Safe Yes pH Range
7.0 - 8.5
Diet Type Omnivore Min Tank Size Small Temperature Range 22 - 29 Care Level Easy