The Firefish


The Firefish is one of the most popular fish in the hobby. It has a beautiful bright tail with a distinct dorsal fin. Although at first they are quite timid when introduced to a new aquarium they soon make themselves at home. They are a peaceful fish that can be kept as an individual or as a shoal.


The success of the Firefish comes from its striking color, peaceful nature and its small adult size. Making it the ideal fish for the nano aquarium.



Tank Size

10 gallon


Care Level




Peaceful – They are calm in nature and may get picked on by larger tank mates.


Reef Safe



Max Size

3 inches



The Firefish has a bright red/orange tail that slowly fades in color.



Carnivorous – Frozen foods and pellets will work well.