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hi guys i was checking my text messages and just receive a call from a friend saying that in hes LFS there are some cardinal tetras, but i was wondering it is true that the life spam of cardinals tetras its just 2 years?
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Hi sergio,

Obviously it depends upon the condition in which I keep them, but at a 78 degree F temperature, a varied diet of good food, and reasonable tank cleanliness I typically can keep them about 3 years before they start to die off. Of course I have no idea how old they are when I buy them.

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Hi sergio,

Obviously it depends upon the condition in which I keep them, but at a 78 degree F temperature, a varied diet of good food, and reasonable tank cleanliness I typically can keep them about 3 years before they start to die off. Of course I have no idea how old they are when I buy them.
well i think 3 years is enough, i will buy some of then Sunday
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