Live Cardinal Tetra Most Popular Freshwater Fish pack of 6,  (.5"-1")

Live Cardinal Tetra Most Popular Freshwater Fish pack of 6, (.5"-1")

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Dive into a world of mesmerizing beauty with the iconic Cardinal Tetra, a live freshwater fish that adds dazzling pops of vibrant red and iridescent blue to your tropical paradise. Ideal for beginners, these peaceful and social fish school together, creating an enchanting underwater ballet in your community tank. Their active swimming patterns bring life and movement, while their easy care makes them perfect for aquarium novices.

  • Scientific Name:Paracheirodon axelrodi
  • Maximum Size:5 inches
  • Ideal Water Parameters:
    • pH: 5 to 8 (soft, slightly acidic)
    • Temperature: 70 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit
    • Water Hardness: Soft
  • Behavior:Peaceful and social, perfect for community tanks
  • Native Region:South America
  • Source:Captive bred for optimal health and disease resistance
  • Diet:Omnivorous; enjoy pellets, flakes, dried krill, or frozen aquatic foods
  • Suitable Tank Mates:Similarly sized schooling fish, dwarf cichlids, Corydoras, livebearers, rainbowfish, Loricariids
  • Overall Ease of Care:Easy, ideal for beginners with basic knowledge
  • Lifespan:5-7 years - Enjoy their beauty for years to come!
  • Overall Ease Of Care:Easy (Appropriate for keepers with basic expertise)

These vibrant red and iridescent blue jewels will transform your aquarium into a mesmerizing underwater paradise!

Key Features:

  • Stunning coloration:Vibrant red bodies with shimmering blue stripes.
  • Peaceful and social:School together, creating a captivating display.
  • Beginner-friendly:Easy to care for and relatively hardy.
  • Active swimmers:Add life and movement to your tank.
  • Thrive in groups:Provide a minimum of 6 individuals for optimal well-being.
  • Captive-bred:Ensures healthy and disease-resistant fish.

Picture is a SAMPLE image of available fish, not an exact photo of the fish you will receive. You will get same type, color & same grade. 

  • We made sure they are healthy, active and eating.

**Photo in this listing is our stock picture. You will get same type, color and same grade. **


  • We ship orders every Monday-Wednesday


  • Local pick up is available at our store.

Rockland Aquarium

132 Route 304

        Bardonia, NY 10954


By placing an order, you automatically agree to the terms and conditions. 

Terms and Conditions for Live Fish: 

Photo in this listing is a SAMPLE photo of fish available not an exact photo of the fish you will receive. You will get same type, color & same grade.  


  • To claim Live arrival guarantee,
  • 1) We WILL REQUIRE PROOF in the form of a picture/video of the dead fish inside the original bag within 2 hours of delivery.
  • 2) The package must be sent to the correct address and not a forwarding address. 
  • 3)Somebody MUST be home to receive the package. If someone is not present to receive the package on the first delivery attempt, the live arrival guarantee is voided.


  • Refunds are issued for the cost of the fish, not the cost of the shipping.


  • All sizes listed are approximate.


  • Buyer is responsible to know and follow all of their State/County laws  


    Shipping Tropical Fish from Rockland Aquarium

    All of our door-to-door orders are sent using Next Day Air. We ship two days a week. Monday and Tuesday or Tuesday and Wednesday if Monday is a Holiday. Most orders received will be shipped the following week.

    Please text or call us for pick up. 845-269-1530.

    Rockland Aquarium

    132 Route 304

    Bardonia, NY 10954

    Be mindful of the laws in your state before placing your order! If the fish selected are illegal in the state you reside in, your order will be cancelled. 

    Where do we ship from?

    We ship from our location located in Bardonia, New York:

    Shipping rates:

    We are happy to offer a shipping discount that saves you a considerable amount compared to retail prices. Check our Flat Rate shipping at check out or do FREE store pick up..
    We do not ship to Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and Alaska.

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