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How to look after
Arnolds red-eyed characin, Red-eyed tetra, Niger tetra
(Other members of the genus Arnoldichthys)
ADULT SIZE: 8 cm
WATER CONDITIONS: Not critical
TEMPERATURE RANGE: 23-27 C
FOOD: Feed Arnoldichthys spilopterus small live-foods and fine grade dried foods
DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from Nigeria
AQUARIUM CARE: This is an active shoaling fish, and as such requires some open water, and preferably a current to swim against. Planting should be minimal, perhaps some typical African Anubias fairly low in the tank.
BREEDING: Fry are very small and require paramoecium as a first food.