Scientific Name : Pristella maxillaris
Common Names : X-Ray Tetra, Pristella Tetra, Albino Pristella
Care Level : Easy, good for the freshwater fish beginner
Size : 2 inches (5 cm)
pH : 6 – 8
Temperature : 75°F – 82°F (24°C – 28°C)
Lifespan : 5 years or longer
Origin / Habitat : Amazon River, South America
Pristella Tetra Temperament / Behavior : This is a schooling fish that is usually very peaceful.
Pristella Tetra Breeding : They have been bred in captivity and are egg layers. They will scatter eggs in plants and they should hatch in 24 hours.
Aquarium Size : 10 gallon minimum (schooling fish)
Pristella Tetra Tank Mates : They are generally peaceful but may be skittish around larger tank mates. Best kept in a small school of 6 or more.