X-ray tetra

Pristella maxillaris is a small, adaptable fish that is easily kept in a home aquarium and will eat most prepared foods.

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The X-ray tetra lives in the pelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 8.0, dH range: 35 environment.

commonly known as the golden pristella tetra or x-ray tetra because of its highly transparent body. It is a widely distributed and adaptable fish, being found in coastal rivers of Brazil, Guiana, Guyana, and Venezuela in both acidic and alkaline waters. More

The body coloring of the X-Ray Tetra is unremarkable, but the fins make it rather distinctive. The tail is an off red, and the dorsal and anal fins have an unusual three-color pattern: bright yellow, black, and white. More

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sometimes called the X-Ray tetra because of its almost transparent body. Look for the signature black stripe across the middle of the dorsal fin. More

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The male X-ray Tetra is more slender while the female is fatter. Feeding: They will eat all kinds of frozen, live and flake foods. Social Behaviour: Very peaceful community fish. More

Common names

Albino pristella in English
Áttetsző pontylazac in Hungarian (Magyar)
Chardonneret d'eau in French (français)
Intiaaninsulka in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Ixha in Palicur
Piki chiba in Creoles and Pidgins, English
Piki chiba in Djuka
Pikili in Carib
Pikili in Galibi
Pirania in Polish (polski)
Poisson rayon-X in French (français)
Pristella in English
Pristella in Russian (русский язык)
Pristella in Swedish (Svenska)
Pristella maxillaris in Catalan (Català)
Pristella maxillaris in French (français)
Pristella tetra in English
Pristella-tetra in Danish (dansk)
Pristellatetra in Norwegian (Norsk)
Røntgentetra in Danish (dansk)
Sternfleckensalmler in German (Deutsch)
Tetra priesvitná in Slovak (slovenčina)
Wasserstieglitz in German (Deutsch)
Water goldfinch in English
x-ray fish in English
X-ray tetra in English
Yaya in Creole, French
Yaya in Creoles and Pidgins, French
細鋸脂鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
细锯脂鲤 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Characiformes
Family : Characidae
Genus : Pristella
Species : Pristella maxillaris
Authority : Ulrey, 1894