The Gold Neon Tetra is a beautiful, opalescent fish developed through selective breeding. The jewel-like Gold Neon Tetra boasts a distinct golden body that sets it apart from the popular Neon Tetra. The Gold Neon Tetra still has the blue and red stripe typical of the Neon Tetra, but subdued to an elegant highlight. Kept in schools of five or more, you'll marvel at the swirl of color these tetras create as they swim together throughout your aquarium.This very popular freshwater fish originally came from the clear water streams of South America. The Gold Neon Tetra is an excellent addition to the planted aquarium. To mirror its natural habitat, incorporate rocks, driftwood, and plants to provide hiding places. The Gold Neon Tetra thrives in slightly acidic water and will do best when water parameters are kept constant.