Ruby Tetra (Axelrodia riesei)

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Remarks: Ruby Tetras (Axelrodia riesei) are a perfect choice for nano tanks. They are small, shy tetras with a pinkish-red hue and a black tear-drop spot on the caudal peduncle. Because of their size and relative shyness, we recommend at least 15 of these tetras in any tank larger than 10 gallons. For a small tank, such as 5-10 gallons, a group of 6-10 will suffice provided there are no other fish present. 

Scientific NameAxelrodia riesei

Common Name: Ruby Tetra

Max Size: 1"

pH: 5.0-8.0

Hardness: Soft

Temperature: 70-82°

Aggressiveness: Peaceful

Region of Origin: South America

Captive Bred or Wild: Wild Caught

Diet: Small flake or pellet, small frozen or live foods

Compatibility: Similarly sized schooling fish, dwarf cichlids, Corydoras, livebearers, rainbowfish, Loricariids

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