Tetra’s 55th anniversary tin bears the semblance of the original can of Tetramin flake food for aquarium fish even if the original Tetramin can was only made with a German label. The motifs and designs of the can above stay true to the original style of the period which was printed in languages all over the world and carried through the 60s, 70s and 80s, a time when many of us had our first experiences with tropical aquariums as child aquarists . This commemorative can is a thoughtful way for Tetra to trumpet it’s 55th anniversary especially since the flake food has been replaced with tasty fish-shaped breath mints. Since it’s the day after memorial day we thought we’d give some props to one of the oldest aquarium companies in the hobby and industry. Stay classy Tetra and we wish you the best for the next 55 years in business.
Jake Adams has been an avid marine aquarist since the mid 90s and has worked in the retail side of the marine aquarium trade for more than ten years. He has a bachelor’s degree in Marine Science and has been the managing editor of ReefBuilders.com since 2008. Jake is interested in every facet of the marine aquarium hobby from the concepts to the technology, rare fish to exotic corals, and his interests are well documented through a very prolific career of speaking to reef clubs and marine aquarium events, and writing articles for aquarium publications across the globe. His primary interest is in corals which Jake pursues in the aquarium hobby as well as diving the coral reefs of the world.