Splash tetra

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The Splash tetra lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 8.0, dH range: 5 - 12 environment.

as Splashing Tetras or Splash Tetras, because of the unique reproductive method of the best-known representative of the genus, Copella arnoldi. They are not as closely related to the tetras proper in the Characidae as initially believed. More

Physical description: The Splash Tetra has an elongated body. The body color is olive green to brown and the belly is white. A stripe, slightly darker than the body color, extends from the gill cover to the caudal fin. More

The Splash Tetra or Copeina arnoldi is a freshwater fish that is best known for its elaborate mating ritual. The male and the female will leap out of the water together and attach themselves to low hanging vegetation. More

Splash tetra; Splash-backed poison frog; Splash-back poison frog; Splash-backed poison dart frog; Garnet tetra; Bloodfin tetra; Neon tetra; Cardinal tetra; Yellowtail tetra; Nurse tetra; Threeline tetra; Goldencrown tetra; Dragonfin tetra; X-ray tetra; Silvertip tetra; January tetra; Longfin tetra; Rednose tetra; Glowlight tetra; More

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Common names

Copeina in English
jumping characin in English
Piratanta in Portuguese (Português)
Roiskuttajatetra in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Smuklen pryskacz in Polish (polski)
Splash tetra in English
Splashing samlet in English
Splashing tetra in English
Spotted characin in English
spraying characin in English
Spritzsalmler in German (Deutsch)
Sprøjtekarpelaks in Danish (dansk)
Stänktetra in Swedish (Svenska)
Ti-yaya in Creole, French
Ti-yaya in Creoles and Pidgins, French
阿氏丝鳍脂鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
阿氏短頜鮰脂鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
阿氏短颌鮰脂鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
阿氏絲鰭脂鯉 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Characiformes
Family : Lebiasinidae
Genus : Copella
Species : Copella arnoldi
Authority : Regan, 1912