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Nocturnal Reef

Cardinal Tetra

Cardinal Tetra

Regular price $5.00 USD
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Cardinal Tetras (Paracheirodon axelrodi) are a small species of tetra, only getting to 2" long. Their bold equally red and blue stripe separates them from the common neon tetra. Cardinal Tetras must be in shoaling groups of 5 or more, ideally 10 or more for the most natural shoaling behaviors. With an ideal habitat being a somewhat/heavily planted tank, as a species-only tank or in a community with other peaceful fish like other tetras, guppies, corydoras, danios, or even semi-peaceful fish such as angelfish and ram cichlids

Minimum Tank Size: 10 Gallons (2 gallons per fish)

Minimum Group: 5-10 

Diet: Small Sinking Pellets or Brine Shrimp

Temperatures: 76-82F

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At Nocturnal Reef, we understand the importance of receiving healthy and vibrant livestock for your saltwater reef aquarium. That's why we offer a live arrival guarantee on all of our saltwater livestock.
We take great care in selecting and packaging our items to ensure they arrive to you in the best possible condition. However, in the rare event that an item does not survive the shipping process, we will do everything in our power to make it right.
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Please note that in order for the guarantee to be valid, the package must be opened immediately upon receipt and the livestock must be acclimated properly according to industry standards. This guarantee does not cover items that die or become ill due to improper acclimation or care after arrival.
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