X-ray Tetra (Pristella maxillaris)
X-ray Tetra (Pristella maxillaris) is a very good fish for larger scale community fish tanks. They are fast, elegant and will always attract attention with its transparent body. You can feed them Hikari Micro Pellets or Dennerle Complete Gourmet Menu.
*Please note: For the safety of the livestock, we only ship livestock Monday – Wednesday. Please plan accordingly. We mainly sell juvenile livestock, but adults will be sent if available. We also do not sex livestock for any client, we will send a mix if available (this is to make it fair for everybody). This is company policy. PLEASE DO NOT ORDER IF YOU ARE NOT HAPPY RECEIVING ONLY MALES OR ONLY FEMALES OR JUVENILE FISH.
|Scientific Name||Pristella maxillaris|
|Origin||Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana and northern Brazil|
|Tank Level||Top-Bottom Dweller|
|Lifespan||up to 5 Years|
|Minimum Tank Size||60L+|
|Adult Size||4cm – 4.5cm|
|pH||6.0 – 7.5|
|Temperature||22 – 28C|
McMerwe comments: Perfect for any planted tank. They might nip their own species fins, but they are hardy and do well in most tanks. Very good looking fish that contributes to a community fish environment. [Rating: 4/5].