Quality promise

Made in Germany, successful worldwide

For over 60 years, Tetra has been the leader of the aquatic industry. Being the inventor of the world's first fish food flakes – TetraMin, Tetra has developed for decades by introducing thoughtful, innovative products that make fish keeping easier, safer and more interesting! In order for your fish to be healthy and for you to enjoy the fascinating underwater worlds, we have: 

  • The largest research & development department within the industry
  • The only independently accredited R&D department
  • Hundreds of aquariums in our Quality Assurance department
  • More than 300 active and pending patents
  • More than 60 years of successful innovation and product development

Tetra is the global number one brand in the aquatics industry. Most of today's aquarium products are developed at the company's site in Melle, Germany and then brought to the international market. A standard and tradition that is based on our heritage and experience in aquatics.

Research for healthy fish and happy aquarium owners

Tetra maintains the largest independently accredited research and development department of the aquatic industry. The focus of our activities is to make the fishkeeping hobby easier, safer and more user-friendly through ongoing research and development. We have a R&D department that is unique within the industry: highly qualified employees, including biologists, chemists, veterinarians and process engineers, who are responsible for the further development of new, product enhancement and quality management. The department works closely with our global marketing department that, through global market research studies, on order to understand and deliver the consumers’ requirements. Thanks to this intensive cooperation, products developed by Tetra meet the needs of fish as well as those of the aquarium owners. 

Furthermore, we have a wide range of products which are either patented, made with a patented technology or include patented components.

Tetra is part of the US-based company Spectrum Brands

Since then, Tetra has grown to a full-range provider of indoor aquatic food and treatment products, and offers an extensive range in the categories of garden ponds and reptiles: 

  • Staple food, supplementary food and special food for freshwater fish, saltwater fish, reptiles and crustaceans
  • Solutions for water purification, water care, and anti-algae products
  • Range of care products for aquatic plants
  • Aquariums, heaters, filters, pumps, lighting and vivariums
  • Medical care treatments for tropical and cold water fish
  • Garden pond owners will also find a wide range of pond fish food and pond water treatments.