Swordtail characin

The Swordtail characin lives in the pelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 7.8, dH range: 25 environment.

time of colored fishes, the Swordtail characin is not as popular. Swordtail characin fry have a silvery coloration with metallic blue, orange and pink shades. More

The Swordtail Characin is an unusual tetra-type, both in appearance and breeding technique. Males develop longer finnage, including the distinctive sword like extension to the tail. More

Common names

Gruczolowiec niebieskopregi in Polish (polski)
Liten Drakfena in Swedish (Svenska)
Pikkuleijakala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Pikkuleijatetra in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Riises dragefinnefisk in Danish (dansk)
Sardinita cachete de espada in Spanish (español)
Sword-tailed sardine in English
swordfin characin in English
Swordtail characin in English
Zwergdrachenflosser in German (Deutsch)
剑尾脂鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
劍尾脂鯉 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Characiformes
Family : Characidae
Genus : Corynopoma
Species : Corynopoma riisei
Authority : Gill, 1858