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Red Phantom Tetra Megalamphodus sweglesi Hyphessobrycon sweglesi

Category: Characins - Community

Size: 1.5-2cm

Price: £2.95 each

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Stock: 40 in stock



Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Cannot be sexed
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.8 and Neutral
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: Buy 10 or more Red Phantom Tetra Megalamphodus sweglesi Hyphessobrycon sweglesi and get 10% off!!
Size: 1.5-2cm

Hyphessobrycon sweglesi (Red Phantom Tetra, Megalamphodus sweglesi)

A popular species popular for its attractive colours and lively character. These fish are happiest in groups, but will spend a great deal of time in pairs displaying to one another. Mature fish have an intense semi-transparent red colouration with a large black blotch well behind the gill covers. Males and females are similar, but males have larger dorsal fins and lack a black patch on the end of the dorsal fin that the females possess.


Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

lA peaceful, schooling fish that prefers midwater levels of the aquarium. It is a shy species that will only do well in a tank with plenty of cover (e.g., live or plastic plants) and peaceful tankmates of similar size and temperament.

This fish breeds in a similar way to other small tetras. Soft, acid water is essential. Eggs are scattered on the bottom of the tank and are prone to bacterial and fungal decay. After a few days the fry are free swimming and will accept small live foods such as brine shrimp nauplii.


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Colombia
Temperature 24-26 C
Size 4 cm
Water Parameters Soft, acid water preferred, but adaptable
Water PH 6.0-7.0