The ruby tetra is a small bright ruby red tetra not often seen in the trade. These fish are wild caught in small streams of the Columbian Amazon basin and must be kept in schools of at least six. The ruby tetra needs clean water and will eat flake food. community tanks, nano tanks, and planted aquariums.
- Scientific Name: Axelrodi resei
- Origin: Amazon Basin
- Lifespan: 4 years
- Maximum size: 3/4 inches
- Food: Flake and live brine
- Shipping Size: Approx. 1/2 inch