The Cardinal tetra is a very popular fish aquarium fish native to South America, growing to about 3-4 cm (1.5 in) total length. It is a peaceful schooling fish and prefers to be in a group than by themselves, we recommend a minimum group of 3 for small nano tanks of 2 to 5 gallon aquarium. In the aquarium this tetra shows awesome reflective and vibrant red and metallic blue colors. bioAquatiX Cardinals are usually more robust than what is found in the aquarium trade since they are born and raised in tanks in Florida and grown in hard alkaline water
Scientific Name Paracheirodon axelrodi
Natural origin Rio Negro Amazon
Origin of this specimen Tank born and raised by bioAquatiX
Generation filial F1
pH range 5.0 to 7.0
Temperature range (°F) 75 to 95: best 80 to 82
Mature length (in a tank) 1.5 inch
Minimum tank size 2 gallons
Aquarium bred and raised
Purchase Size: 0.5"-0.75"
We ship all of our packages out of our fish farm located in Sarasota, Florida.
All the order will be shipped 2-3 days after your purchase. We purge all the live animals before shipping in order to make them travel safe.
All of our packages are shipped via FedEx Second Day Air and/or FedEx Standard Overnight if live animals are included in the order.
FedEx overnight orders will be shipped Monday to Thursday only arriving no later than Friday afternoon every week.
FedEx 2day orders will be shipped Monday to Wednesday only arriving no later than Friday every week.
USPS Priority shipping service will be used for plants and dry goods only. No live animals will be shipped with USPS shipping. USPS orders will be shipped Monday to Wednesday only arriving no later than Saturday every week.
All the orders from Wednesday, Thursday and Friday will be shipped the next week.
We do use 72 hours heat/cold packs when necessary.
We do use O2 for all shipments of live animals.
We currently do not ship when the weather is below 40 F or above 95 F during the day in the customer area.
BioAquatiX reserve the right to determine when is the best day to ship your product when the weather and possible other factors are in play.
LIVE ARRIVAL GUARANTEE ON ALL LIVE ANIMALS
Please do not hesitate to email us for more info on water conditions, we are happy to help.