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Paracheirodon axelrodi
Cardinal Tetra

One of the most well known and widely kept of all aquarium fish, due to its peaceful temperament and beautiful colouration.

One of the most well known and widely kept of all aquarium fish, due to its peaceful temperament and beautiful colouration.

This species should be kept in a shoal of 6 or more individuals

This species should be kept in a shoal of 6 or more individuals

The effect of a large group of cardinals can be quite stunning in a moderately dark, well planted tank

The effect of a large group of cardinals can be quite stunning in a moderately dark, well planted tank

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Fishkeeping Facts and Tips

The biggest killer of tropical fish is overfeeding. Uneaten food decays and pollutes the water, even with adequate filtration. Adult fish should remain unfed one day each week, and almost all commonly available species will be completely fine if unfed during a two week vacation


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