Ruby Tetra (Axelrodia riesei) – Group of 5 Fish


A stunning dwarf tetra found in Colombia’s Rio Meta drainage, the Ruby Tetra lives up to its name, exhibiting a deep red coloration throughout its entire body. With an adult size of only 1″, they are an ideal nano aquarium fish and are deservedly popular with planted aquarium hobbyists as well. Best kept in schools of 5 or more, the Ruby Tetra is an active and hardy fish which will display their best color in a large group an when kept in ideal water conditions.

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Ruby Tetra (Axelrodia riesei) – Group of 5 Fish

Origin: Wild Colombia
Locale: Rio Meta
Diet: Omnivore and micropredator. Will readily accept most frozen and prepared foods in the aquarium
Adult Size: 1″
Recommended Tank Size: 6 Gallons
Compatibility: Peaceful, an excellent community fish. May be intimidated by larger tankmates

Preferred Water Parameters
pH: 6.5 – 7.2
Temp: 76-82F
Ammonia: 0ppm
Nitrite: 0ppm
Nitrate: <30ppm