The Flame Tetra fish is also known as the Fire Tetra or Von Rio Tetra. This tropical fish were first named by Meyers in 1924. Learn more information about flame tetra fish as you read on.




  • The front of its body is mostly silver and gradually turns red towards the back, particularly at the base of the fins. Behind the gills are two black stripes and have a blue eye ring.


  • The maximum size for the fish is 1.5 inches or 4cm.


  • The male’s anal fin is blood red, while a lighter shade or occasionally yellow fin is observed with the female.



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