Alfaro huberi

The Alfaro huberi lives in the pelagic, non-migratory, freshwater, pH range: 8.0, dH range: 5 environment.

Alfaro huberi are somewhat smaller than the cultratus. They are more colorful, with sort of a golden hue to them. Once again, the female is larger and bulkier than the male, but not by much. More

Title, Alfaro huberi by Tom & Pat Bridges A young pair of A. huberi A young pair of A. More

So far we have found the Alfaro huberi to be a somewhat shy but quietly attractive little fish that doesn't seem likely to over-populate a tank. (I doubt that they will be sold as feeders any time soon. More

Alfaro huberi is a livebearer from the family Poeciliidae. The species name – huberi – was given in honor of Dr. Huber. The genus derives its name from zoologist Dr. Anastasio Alfaro of the National Museum in Costa Rica. More

Common names

Hubers knivtandkarpe in Danish (dansk)
Netzkärpfling in German (Deutsch)
Verkkohammaskarppi in Finnish (suomen kieli)
赫氏鱗鮰 in Mandarin Chinese
赫氏鳞鮰 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cyprinodontiformes
Family : Poeciliidae
Genus : Alfaro
Species : Alfaro huberi
Authority : Fowler, 1923