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Axelrodia stigmatias


Species: Axelrodia stigmatias
Common Name: Pepper Tetra
Size: Up to 1 inches (2.5 cm)
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: Panama to the Amazon basin.
Min Tank Size: 15 gallons or larger for schools.
Diet: Omnivorous, will accept most flake foods, frozen, live and freeze-dried.
Behavior: Active and peaceful schooling fish, should be kept in groups of 6 or more.
Water: Water Chemistry not critical, temperature 71 - 79°F (22 26°C) pH 5.5-6.5 dH range: 2 - 8
Care: Medium, keep in schools.
Communities: Excellent, with similar sized and active fish.
Suitability: Good, with care.

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