Amazon Crystal Tetra (Protocheirodon pi) – Group of 5 Fish


A unique transparent characin found throughout the middle Amazon and its tributaries in Peru, the Amazon Crystal or Pi Tetra is an ideal aquarium fish, peaceful and loosely schooling. In the wild, they are usually found in groups along sandy shallows in clear or black water conditions. A hardy and undemanding fish, they add a unique flair to planted or aquascaped aquariums and are best kept in groups of 5 or more.


Amazon Crystal Tetra (Protocheirodon pi) – Group of 5 Fish

Origin: Wild Peru
Locale:  Rio Amazonas outside Iquitos
Diet: Omnivore and micropredator, will readily accept most frozen or prepared foods
Adult Size: 1.5″
Recommended Tank Size: 10 gallons
Compatibility: Generally peaceful towards most tankmates

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          6.5 – 7.2
Temp:                     76-82F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <30ppm