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Black Phantom Tetra

The black phantom tetra have a body similar to the red phantom, and in this case the males are all black with a slightly higher dorsal fin, and the females have a little red in their fins. Black phantom tetras swim in schools of at least six and tend to hover around the middle of the aquarium. 

  • Scientific Name: Hyphessobrycon megalopterus
  • Origin: Amazon Basin
  • Lifespan: 7 years
  • Max Size: 1 1/2 inches
  • Food: flake, live, frozen
  • Shipping Size: Approx. 1 inch