Exodon Tetra (Exodon paradoxus)

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Exodon Tetra (Exodon paradoxus), also known as the bucktooth tetra, is a species of freshwater fish native to South America. They are characterized by their silver body with hues of orange, yellow, and green, a black spot and their sharp, prominent teeth. Exodon tetras prefer a well-decorated tank with hiding places and a moderate current. They are known to be a predatory fish and can be aggressive towards smaller fish, so it's recommended to keep them with other similarly sized and temperament fish.

  • SOLD SIZE: 1.5"-2"
  • Origin: South America
  • Max size: 4 inches (10 cm)
  • Recommended tank size: at least 30 gallons
  • Water temperature: 75-82°F (24-28°C)
  • Temperament: predatory and can be aggressive towards smaller fish
  • Diet: carnivorous, prefers live or frozen foods such as bloodworms and brine shrimp
  • Life span: up to 5 years