Yellow Tetra Fish

The lemon tetra ( Hyphessobrycon pulchripinnis ) is a species of tropical freshwater fish which originates from South America, belonging to the family Characidae . It is a small tetra growing to 5 cm in length. The species is a long established favourite aquarium fish, being introduced to the aquarium in 1932.

The Lemon Tetra Hyphessobrycon pulchripinnis is a curious fish both in looks and in behavior. Although its body is transparent, it will have a lemon coloring overall if it is properly kept and well fed. It is also quite inquisitive and friendly, making it a very good community aquarium inhabitant.