Redtail notho

The redtail notho (Nothobranchius guentheri) is a species of fish in the Aplocheilidae family. It is endemic to Tanzania. Its natural habitats are intermittent rivers and intermittent freshwater marshes. The redtail notho eats mosquito larvae. More

The Guentheri Killifish also known as the Redtail notho, is captive bred but is normally found in water holes, streams, and marshes in Africa. The term Killy is derived from the Dutch word meaning ditch or channel, not because this fish is a killer in the aquarium. More

Order : Cyprinodontiformes
Family : Nothobranchiidae
Genus : Nothobranchius
Species : Nothobranchius orthonotus
Authority : Pfeffer, 1893