One of the most popular and beautiful aquarium fishes. Aquarium keeping: in groups of 5 or more individuals.

When communities thrive selling fish for the aquarium trade, local people protect the resource that sustains them. Project Piaba fosters the sustainable trade in wild-caught aquarium fish, encouraging people to safeguard both rivers and forests–and all the creatures they harbor.

Latin Name: Paracheirodon axelrodi
Portuguese Name: Cardinal-tetra
English Name: Cardinal tetra

Photo Credit: Vincent