Arnold’s Red Eye Characin is large and peaceful Characin that prefers to swim in open water but also needs plants to hide when they are stressed out. They can be kept with many Community Tank favourites and are very hardy and very easily to take care of. Great for beginners and for people who want to try something new.
Common Name Arnold’s Red Eye Characin, Big Scaled African Characin
Scientific Name Arnoldichthys Spilopterus
Size 7cm
Origin Streams in Nigeria
Tank Setup Community
Temperature 20 – 27 degrees
Feeding Omnivorous, tend to be happy with just pellets and flakes.
Gender Males have an orange and black anal fin and yellowish colour pelvic fins, Also the females anal fins have a dark blotch.