Family: Goodeinae

Characodon lateralis

Common Name:

Rainbow characodon, Rainbow Goodeid, Red Prince.

Size: Up to 1.5 inches (4.0cm) females larger 2.2 inches (5.5cm)
Habitat: North America: Durango, Mexico.
Min Tank Size: 24″ 15 gallon (56.7 Litre).
Diet: Omnivorous, can be difficult, flake frozen or live. Supplement with green material.
Behavior: Aggresive to conspecifics. Keep one male with several females.
Water: Temperature 65 – 81°F (18 – 27°C); pH 6.0-8.0 dH range: 9 – 19
Care: Easy, keep in well planted tanks with lots of hiding areas.
Communities: Possible but should be kept in a species only setup.
Suitability: For the specialist.

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