The Axelrod's Rasbora is a peaceful, active, schooling fish. This fish is one of the more brilliantly colored species of the genus, especially the male.
Rasbora axelrodi requires a well established, densely-planted aquarium with plenty of free-swimming space available. The Axelrod's Rasbora does well in a community aquarium with other peaceful and similarly-sized species.
Unfortunately, the Axelrod's Rasbora's breeding habits in the aquarium have not been documented.
An omnivore, the Axelrod's Rasbora does well on a diet of prepared flake food, as well as freeze-dried bloodworms and tubifex.
Ideal tank mates include: