Arnoldichthys spilopterus

"African Red Eye Tetra"


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Arnoldichthys spilopterus, the African Red Eye Tetra, is a characin endemic to Nigeria. It is the only member of its genus. Arnoldichthys spilopterus is a tropical freshwater species found only in a limited number of locations in Nigeria (Ogun and Niger rivers). Males are on average 3.8 inches long. Its diet consists of worms, insects, and crustaceans. Females in captivity can lay about 1,000 eggs, which hatch within 30–34 hours.

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