Ruby tetra

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Ruby tetra
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae
Genus: Axelrodia
Species:
A. riesei
Binomial name
Axelrodia riesei
Géry, 1966

The ruby tetra (Axelrodia riesei) is a species of freshwater fish in the family Characidae. It is found in the Río Meta, Colombia, South America. In nature, it has a natural red colour, but this is somewhat lessened in captivity. Ruby tetras grow up to 4 cm (1.6 in) long.

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