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Black Phantom Tetra

Breeding Fish Tips: When breeding tropical freshwater fish, always make note of temperature, ph, water quality, food intake and unusual behavior. That way you can breed fish again easily by recreating these conditons or by observing unusual behavior between pairs. You set yourself up for the possibilities of new arrivals.
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Black Phantom Tetra

Quick StatisticsTemperament: Community
Family: Characidae
Native To: Central Brazil
Diet: Omnivore
Adult Size: Up to 2″
Temperature: 72-82°F
Water Parameters: pH 6.0-7.5; KH 4-8
Care Level: Moderate
Tank Size: 10+ Gallons
Scientific Name: Megalamphodus megalopterus
Environment: Freshwater

Requires plenty of hiding space and swimming room
Has a combination of stone gray and translucent body coloration
Does best with tall plants, and driftwood