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Black Phantom Tetra

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Species group:

Other common names:

Scientific name: Hyphessobrycon megalopterus

The basics:
The Black Phantom is native to Paraguay, Guaporé, and Mamore river basins in Brazil and Bolivia. It feeds on small crustaceans, insects and worms.

Appearance:

Size:

0-2 inches

Temperament:
The Black Phantom Tetra is a peaceful, shoaling, freshwater fish.

Housing:
Black Phantom Tetras do best in schools of half a dozen or more; therefore, they require a spacious tank, of at least 20 gallons. The aquarium should be well planted and moderately lit.

Temperature:
72.00-82.00 °F

pH:
7.50-0.00

Alkalinity:
0.000-0.000 mg/L

wonderful

little schooling fish, beautiful coloration, light silvery body, peaceful temperament, favorite tetras

interesting

frozen foods, Prefers acidic Ph

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