Head-and-taillight tetra

The Head-and-taillight tetra lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 8.0, dH range: 5 - 19 environment.

Head-and-Taillight Tetra with severe fin rot has mostly grown back its fins and got moved back to the main tank last week. Among bigger fish, he's not nearly as mean to his fellow Tetras! Culture - Does aerobics music count as culture? Probably not. More

Common names

beacon fish in English
Beacon tetra in English
Feux-de-position in French (français)
Fleckensalmler in German (Deutsch)
Head and tail light tetra in English
head-and-tail-light tetra in English
Head-and-taillight tetra in English
Laternensalmler in German (Deutsch)
Lygtefisk in Danish (dansk)
Lyhtytetra in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Lykttetra in Swedish (Svenska)
Mojarita in Spanish (español)
Pikilili in Carib
Pikilili in Galibi
Schlußlichtsalmler in German (Deutsch)
Tetra ocelada in Spanish (español)
Yaya in Creole, French
Yaya in Creoles and Pidgins, French
眼点半线脂鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
眼點半線脂鯉 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Characiformes
Family : Characidae
Genus : Hemigrammus
Species : Hemigrammus ocellifer
Authority : Steindachner, 1882