Live Animals Are Click and Collect Only
Please note that we do not ship live animals. You can order online and collect in store.
Feeding: Serpae Tetras are omnivorous and accept a variety of foods in captivity. They can be fed a diet consisting of high-quality flake or pellet food, supplemented with live or frozen foods such as brine shrimp, daphnia, and bloodworms. Providing a varied diet is essential for their overall health and coloration.
Lifespan: In captivity, Serpae Tetras have a typical lifespan of 5 to 7 years when provided with proper care. Factors such as water quality, diet, and tank mates can influence their longevity. With appropriate conditions and care, they can live a relatively long and healthy life in an aquarium.
Behavior and Personality: Serpae Tetras are known for their active and sometimes feisty behavior. They are schooling fish and feel most comfortable when kept in groups. These tetras are known to display schooling behavior, swimming together in coordinated movements. However, they can also be territorial and may exhibit nipping behavior if kept in too small a group or with slow-moving tank mates. It's important to provide appropriate tank mates and maintain a suitable group size to prevent aggression.
Please note: We don't ship live animals. You can order online and choose click and collect, and we will hold it for you. When considering Serpae Tetras for your aquarium, it's essential to provide them with the right tank conditions, tank mates, and a suitable group size to ensure their well-being and social behavior.