Black Phantom Tetra

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The Phantom Tetra is a colorful addition to any freshwater community aquarium. The striking color pattern of the semi-transparent red body is accented with darker markings in the fins. The schooling nature of the Phantom Tetra creates an impressive display when kept in a school of at least six or more individuals.

The Phantom Tetra is a member of the Characidae Family that is often confused with the similar Serpae Tetra. In the wild, these eye-catching tetras are found in the tributaries and rivers of Columbia, South America.

The ideal aquarium setup for the Phantom Tetra should include a variety of live plants, rocks and driftwood to recreate natural habitat and provide hiding spaces. Similar to other tetra species, the male Phantom Tetra will have a longer more pronounced dorsal fin than the plumper female.

Care Level: Easy
Temperament: peaceful
Colour Form: Black, White
Diet: Omnivore
Max Size: 5cm
Family: Chacidae
Tank Size: 38L
Temperature: 20-26c
pH: 5.5-7.5

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