NEON: The 4th new Neon Tetra – Paracheirodon n. sp.

By Heiko Bleher

For many years fish collectors have and travelers have reported a mysterious green neon that allegedly lives in the waters of the Rio Purus, or some part of the Amazon in that region…but we all need to dream a little. Even though Amazon is the land of legends and deceptions, its history has shown that some of the tales are based on reality. So a fourth neon… why not?

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