Adonis Tetra (Lepidarchus adonis)


A rarely seen nano-sized tetra from West Africa, the Adonis or Spotted Tetra is found in shallow, warm waters, usually in large shoals. A peaceful schooling fish, their care requirements are similar to most small tetra species and they are a hardy and colorful community fish.



Adonis Tetra (Lepidarchus adonis)

Origin: Wild Cameroon
Diet: Omnivore and micropredator, will readily accept most small frozen or prepared foods
Adult Size: 1.25″
Recommended Tank Size: 10+ gallons
Compatibility: Peaceful towards all tankmates.

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          6.5 – 7.2
Temp:                     76-82F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <30ppm