Black Phantom Tetra (Hyphessobrycon megalopterus)

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Remarks: Black Phantom Tetras (Hyphessobrycon megalopterus) are a small tetra that prefers to be kept in groups of at least 6. The male's fins are solid black, while the female's ventral fins are red. They are a taller-bodied tetra which allows them to be safe with more aggressive fish like Angelfish and Severums, which may prey on smaller species. 

Scientific Name: Hyphessobrycon megalopterus

Common Name: Black Phantom Tetra

Max Size: 1.5"

pH: 5.0-8.0

Hardness: Soft

Temperature: 70-82°

Aggressiveness: Peaceful

Region of Origin: South America

Captive Bred or Wild: Captive Bred

Diet: Small flake or pellet, small frozen or live foods

Compatibility: Similarly sized schooling fish, dwarf cichlids, Corydoras, livebearers, rainbowfish, Loricariids

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