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Cardinal Tetra Paracheirodon axelrodi

Category: Characins - Community

Size: 1-2 cm

Price: £2.75 each

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Stock: 32 in stock



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Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Cannot be sexed
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7 and Soft
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: Buy 10 or more Cardinal Tetra Paracheirodon axelrodi and get 10% off!!
Size: 1-2 cm

Paracheirodon axelrodi (Cardinal Tetra)

One of the most beautiful aquarium fish which are commonly found in fish shops. A shoaling fish which should be kept in a group. A minimum of six fish is best and it will help to make the fish more at ease in the aquarium which in turn will help to bring out their vibrant colours.


Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

Very peaceful and active, making these fish an ideal addition to any community tank. They prefer soft and acidic water conditions, but will adapt to most water conditions and are in fact relatively hardy.
Sexing the fish can be difficult, but in the main the females will look a little larger and more rounded than males.
Feeding is straightforward, they will take most foods including flake, frozen brineshrimp and bloodworm.
Breeding is possible, but not easy. Keep the fish in a well planted tank which is dimly lit. The fish will scatter the eggs on the plants, after which the adults should be removed from the tank. The eggs should hatch within 24 hours and will be free swimming in around four days. Feed on infusoria and other appropriate fry foods.


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution South America
Temperature 23-27C
Size Around 5cm
Water Parameters Prefers soft and acidic conditions.
Water PH 5.5-6.5