Common Name(s)
X-ray tetra, pristella tetra, goldfinch tetra
Scientific Name
Pristella maxillaris
Family
Characidae
Origin
Amazon, Orinoco, and coastal river drainages of the Guianas.
Temperament
Peaceful
Maximum Size
2 inches
Minimum Tank Size
15/20 gallon with minimum base dimensions of 24 x 12
Tank Setup
Nothing in particular
Tank Region
Middle-top
Diet
Will accept most foods.
Breeding
Easy to spawn but the fry are hard to raise.
Compatibility
With other temp-compatible community fish that are not too big
Ease of Keeping
Easy
Care
pH: Doesn't matter; Temperature: 72-83 Fahrenheit
Pristella_maxillaris.jpg

By Richard Bartz, Munich Makro Freak - Own work, CC BY-SA 2.5, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2121085

Females are bigger and a little more rounder-bodied than males.

They're a schooling fish, so should be kept in groups of 6+ of their own species.
Likes: CarpCharacin