cardinal tetra

noun
a small, brilliantly colored red and blue characin fish, Paracheirodon axelrodi, native to tropical forest streams in Brazil and Colombia: a popular aquarium fish.
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Cardinal tetra fish show off the primary-color finery that helps make them popular among aquarium owners.
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