X-Ray Pristella Tetra
Less than 2"
Minimum Tank Size
Black, Transparent White
Neutral (6.2 to 7.8 pH), intermediate water hardness (6 to 18dGH), 72 to 82 degrees Fahrenheit
General: The Pristella Tetra (Pristella maxillaris) is a South American fish species that has adapted to a large variety of environmental conditions. Naturally, the Pristella Tetra may be found in slightly acidic wetlands, or even brackish tributaries leading to the ocean. The Pistella Tetra may reach a length of two inches, and live for over five years in captivity. The Pristella Tetra is a hardy, peaceful, small fish species that should be utilized to establish a new tank.
Fecundity: The Pristella Tetra (Pristella maxillaris) may produce up to 400 eggs per clutch.
Preferred Water Chemistry: Neutral (6.2 to 7.8 pH), intermediate water hardness (6 to 18dGH)
Aquarium Diet (Omnivore): Brine Shrimp, Baby Brine Shrimp, Blackworms, Omnivore Pellet, Tropical Flake, Spirulina
Dimorphism: The Pristella Tetra (Pristella maxillaris) is a nearly transparent fish species. It is often possible to see eggs within a mature female.
Compatibility: The Pristella Tetra (Pristella maxillaris) are often compatible with Danio, Rasbora, Corydoras, Mikroramirez, Apistogramma, Hatchetfish, Guppy, Platy, Swordtail, Molly, and other peaceful Tetra.