African Red Eye Tetra


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  • $17.99

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Basics

Scientific Name: Arnoldichthys spilopterus

Family: Alestidae

Origin: African Rivers

 

Quick Facts

  • Care Level: Easy
  • Temperament: Peaceful
  • Lifespan: 3-5 years
  • Water Conditions: 72-77° F, KH 4-8, pH 6.0-6.5
  • Maximum Size: 3"
  • Diet: Omnivore
  • Minimum Tank Size: 10 gallons

 

Overview

They are a hardy species perfect for beginning aquarists, and don't require a large tank to thrive. Driftwood and rocks are both ideal decor items, and they will appreciate live plants to hide amongst. They are peaceful and will do well with a wide variety of tankmates. 

They should be given a varied diet that includes both meaty preparations and vegetable matter in the form of live, frozen, pelleted and high quality flake foods.