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Family: Alestidae

Arnoldichthys spilopterus

Common Name:

Big-Scaled African Characin, Niger tetra.

Size: Up to 3.75 in (9.5 cm)
Habitat: AFRICA: Niger and Ogun rivers in Nigeria.
Min Tank Size: 30 gallon.
Diet: Omnivorous: will accept Flakes, Frozen and live foods.
Behavior: Peaceful, always out front
Water: 73 -82°F (23– 28°C) Soft to medium hard, dh range 5-19, pH : 6.0 – 8.0
Care: Easy, should be kept in large schools.
Communities: Excellent.
Suitability: Good.

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