Niger tetra

The Niger tetra lives in the pelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 8.0, dH range: 5 - 19 environment.

: Niger tetra, African Red Eyed Characin Peaceful schooling fish for a community aquarium. The aquarium should be planted on the sides and background, but not too densely. In the middle you should leave a lot of free swimming space. More

Niger Tetra +, and African Red-Eyed Characin + Family Alestiidae + Genus Arnoldichthys + Image credit JJ + Maximum length 4 in + More

Niger Tetra, Red Eyed Tetra, African Red-Eyed Characin Synonyms Petersius spilopterus Sexing - Males have more vivid colouring than females. More

Common names

african red-eyed characin in English
Afrikanischer Großschuppensalmler in German (Deutsch)
Afrikanischer Rotaugensalmler in German (Deutsch)
Arnold's Red-eyed Characin in English
Arnold's tetra in English
Arnolds Großschuppensalmler in German (Deutsch)
Arnolds tetra in Danish (dansk)
Guinea-karpelaks in Danish (dansk)
Guineantetra in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Niger tetra in English
Palettitetra in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Redeye characin in English
Swiecik wielkoluski in Polish (polski)
点鳍红眼脂鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
點鰭紅眼脂鯉 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Characiformes
Family : Alestidae
Genus : Arnoldichthys
Species : Arnoldichthys spilopterus
Authority : Boulenger, 1909