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Also known as African characins or African fin-eating tetras, these interesting fishes were formerly classified in the Family Characidae.

Most common in the aquarium trade are members of the genus Distichodus, which can fit nicely into a community of fishes that grow large and rambunctious. As they mature, they can become aggressive and males of the same species may fight incessantly.


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Taxonomic rank: Family

Common name: DISTICHODUS

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Genera 20 0
Species 100 0

Feeding: Omnivores. Will eat aquarium plants.

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