Emperor Tetra (Nematobrycon palmeri) – Group of 5 Fish


The Emperor Tetra (Nematobrycon palmeri) is a popular aquarium fish due to its vibrant iridescent body coloration and striking finnage. In the aquarium, they are hardy and adaptable, perfect for most medium community aquariums or planted/aquascaped tanks. Like most tetras they should be kept in groups of at least 5.


Emperor Tetra (Nematobrycon palmeri) – Group of 5 Fish – Group of 5 Fish

Origin: Aquacultured Asia
Diet: Omnivore and micropredator, will accept almost all frozen and prepared foods
Adult Size: 2.25″
Recommended Tank Size: 15 gallons
Compatibility: Generally peaceful towards tankmates

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