The Ruby Tetra, fairly uncommon in the aquarium hobby are a beautiful species of tetras. They thrive under fairly dim lighting and would appreciate thick vegetation and floating plants. The Ruby Tetra is a shoaling fish which particularly stands out in a planted aquarium. It typically inhibits the top and middle water column although it can often be seen swimming and feeding in the middle and bottom levels as well. It is a peaceful and small fish and is compatible with dwarf shrimps. Being a shoaling species, they must be kept in groups of up to 6 or more.
- Minimum Tank Size: 15 gallons
- Care Level: Moderate
- Temperament: Peaceful
- Water Conditions: 73-81° F, KH 2-6, pH 5.5-7.5
- Max. Size: 1"
- Color Form: Pink, Red, Orange, Black, White
- Diet: Omnivore
Size: Approx. 0.5"
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