Fish Profile of the Week: Yellow tail Congo Tetra
Names: Yellow-Tailed Congo Tetra (Alestopetersius caudalis)
pH range: 6.5 - 7.8
Climate: 22°C - 26°C
Distribution: Africa: Congo River basin
Size : 6-7 cm
Behavior: Shoaling fish.
Life Span: 8-10 years
Sexing: Females are smaller than males and do not have the white coloured edges at the fins that
males have. Females also lack the black extended middle section of the caudal fin.