Named by one of the few persons to ever get rich in the aquarium trade, the famed Herbert Axelrod, black neons have a distinct yellow – sometimes white – reflective line that stands out on a black body. These fish are top level schooling fish and swim just below hatchet fish.
Scientific Name: HYPESSOBRYCON HERBERTAXELRODI
Origin: Amazon Basin
Lifespan: 3 years
Max Size: 1.5 inches
Food: flake, live, frozen