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Ruby Tetra

Ruby Tetra
Astyanax Riesei

Length: 2.5"
Sex: Female has a more rounded body.
Feeding: Feed them flakes and small live foods.
Social Behaviour: Peaceful, schooling fish.


Up Keep: They prefer soft water with subdued lighting.
Breeding: Not very easy. Breeding is similar to the Neon Tetra.
Comments: Not for a first time aquarist. These fish display bright red coloration in the wild but will only show the same color if water conditions are optimal. They are peaceful and mix well with other small community fish.


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