Nannostomus mortenthaleri

The Nannostomus mortenthaleri lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

N/A ( nom commun ) Nannostomus mortenthaleri ( nom du poisson )english , slovensky * Taille maximum (min-max): 2 - 3 cm ( 0.79 - 1.18 in ) * PH de l'eau: 6. More

Nannostomus mortenthaleri was discovered by Martin Mortenthaler from Aquarium Rio Momon. You could well be lucky enough to discouver a new species of your own. To find out more please check out our Aquarist Adventure. More

A recent introduction to the hobby, Nannostomus mortenthaleri was only described to science in 2001, and is named after the Austrian owner of the export company that discovered it in 2000. More

Common names

Coral red pencilfish in English
Purpurrziersalmler in German (Deutsch)
Red pencilfish in English

Order : Characiformes
Family : Lebiasinidae
Genus : Nannostomus
Species : Nannostomus mortenthaleri
Authority : Paepke and Arendt, 2001