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Scientific Name: Pristella maxillaris
Common Name: X-Ray Tetra, Pristella Tetra
Adult Size: 2 inches
Life Expectancy: 5 years
Habitat: Amazon River, South America
Minimum Tank Size: 10 gallons
Ideal Tank Conditions:
Diet & Nutrition: Omnivore; provide a varied diet with live food, frozen food and flake food. Will also eat live plants.
Breeding & Spawning: Have been bred in captivity and are egg layers. Will scatter eggs in plants and they should hatch in 24 hours.
Gender: Can be difficult to determine, female may be more full bodied
Compatible Tank Mates: See Compatibility Chart