Cardinal Tetra (Paracheirodon axelrodi) – Group of 10 Fish

$29.99

One of the most popular and instantly recognizable freshwater aquarium fish, the Cardinal Tetra originates from the dark, acidic waters of the Negro and Orinoco River basins in Brazil, Colombia, and Venezuela. With their vivid red and blue coloration, peaceful demeanor, and schooling behavior they are one of the best aquarium fish species in the hobby for beginners and experienced hobbyists alike. Best kept in groups of 10 or more fish, they will get along with most other peaceful tankmates and will thrive in most setups. Our fish are wild collected from Colombia and carefully acclimated, quarantined, and conditioned before shipping to ensure you receive hardy, healthy, vibrant fish.

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Cardinal Tetra (Paracheirodon axelrodi) – Group of 10 Fish

Origin: Wild Colombia
Locale: Rio Orinoco basin
Diet: Omnivore and micropredator, will accept most prepared or frozen feeds in the aquarium
Adult Size: 2″
Recommended Tank Size: 20 gallons
Compatibility: A peaceful, schooling fish ideal for most community tanks

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          6.0 – 7.4
Temp:                     76-82F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <30ppm