neon tetra

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neon tetra

n.
A small tropical freshwater fish (Paracheirodon innesi) of northern South American streams, having iridescent blue and red markings and often kept in home aquariums.

ne′on tet′ra


n.
a small, bright red and blue South American characin fish, Pracheirodon innesi: a popular aquarium fish.
[1935–40]
Translations
neontetra
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Estudio histologico e histomorfometrico preliminar del sistema digestivo de Neon tetra Paracheirodon innesi (Myers 1936).
More recently other species, such as the guppy, Poecilia reticulata, and the neon tetra, Paracheirodon innesi, became domesticated in the aquarium hobby.
In neuerer Zeit wurden in der Hobby-Aquaristik andere Arten Gegenstand der Domestikation, wie der Guppy, Poecilia reticulata, und der Neonsalmler (-tetra), Paracheirodon innesi.
Plus recemment, d'autres especes, comme le guppy, Poecilia reticulata, et le tetra neon, Paracheirodon innesi, ont ete domestiquees pour l'aquariophilie.
Recentemente altre specie, come il guppy, Poecilia reticulata, e il pesce neon, Paracheirodon innesi, sono state addomesticate per gli amanti dell'acquario.
Let us look at it from the view of the most popular fish in the aquarium trade, the neon tetra, Paracheirodon innesi (Myers, 1936).