Scientific Name: Paracheirodon axelrodi (pronounced ?) Size: 1-1 1/2 Inches

Temp: 76-78 F

Water Type: Freshwater/Tropical/Schooling (pH 6.5-7.2)

Behavior: These are patriotic fish for anyone. They can be finicky about water conditions.

Tank Type: They love a heavily planted tank, with some swimming space.

Variety: Blue Neon Tetra (this fish had a blue -instead of red- stripe.) They appear to look just like cardinal tetras, except their red stripe doesn't continue the legth of their body.

How Many: Keep in schools of 6 or more.

Feeding: They will accept flakes, pellets, bloodworms, brine shrimp, water fleas, and algae waffers.

Recommended Tank Size: 10-gallons

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