Congo Tetra

At two inches the congo tetra are incredible rainbow reflecting fish, at one inch not so much. Fear not, if purchasing the medium size these tetras will grow quickly. Congo tetras grow to 3.5 inches and a school of larger congo tetras can be placed within a cichlid tank. Yet, Congo tetras are peaceful enough for small community tank. Male fins are a little longer than the female fins, but both sexes have the diamond scaling. This is a very adaptable species and Congo tetras can handle a wide range of tropical aquarium conditions. 

  • Scientific Name: Phenacogrammus interruptus
  • Origin: Congo
  • Lifespan: 8 years
  • Max Size: 3.5 inches
  • Food: flake, live, frozen
  • Shipping Size: Medium 1 inch Large 2 inches