Black Phantom Tetra "Megalamphodus megalopterus"
2" - 5"
72-82° F, KH 4-8, pH 6.0-7.5
The Black Phantom Tetra originates from Central Brazil. This is a very hardy tetra that is great for community aquariums. Males tend to have deeper, darker coloration and a higher dorsal fin.
Creating structure with plants and driftwood will benefit this mid level swimming tetra. These tetras are a peaceful schooling fish that does best in groups of six or more.
This omnivorous tetra will do well with a variety of tropical flake or pellet options. As always, it's a good idea to supplement with frozen food to offer some variety.