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Paracheirodon axelrodi (Shultz, 1956)

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Paracheirodon axelrodi (Shultz, 1956)

 The “Cardinal Tetra” is one of the most popular and most desired fish in a tropical freshwater tank, because of its awesome coloration. However, keeping these fish requires certain knowledge.  The Paracheirodon axelrodi is a freshwater fish of the Characin family of order Characiformes. It is native to the upper Orinoco and Negro rivers in South America. Growing to about 3 cm (1.25 in) total length, the cardinal tetra has the striking iridescent blue line characteristic of the Paracheirodon species laterally bisecting the fish, ...

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