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TF2YD Stores > Wildwoods > Characins - Community> Red Phantom Tetra Megalamphodus sweglesi Hyphessobrycon sweglesi
Red Phantom Tetra Megalamphodus sweglesi Hyphessobrycon sweglesi
Category: Characins - Community
Price: £2.95 each
Discount: Buy 10 or more Red Phantom Tetra Megalamphodus sweglesi Hyphessobrycon sweglesi and get 10% off!!
Stock: 40 in stock
Further information can be found below:
|Male or Female||Cannot be sexed|
|Water conditions:||These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.8 and Neutral|
|Volume Discount:||Buy 10 or more Red Phantom Tetra Megalamphodus sweglesi Hyphessobrycon sweglesi and get 10% off!!|
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.
Further fish details are shown below:
|Water Parameters||Soft, acid water preferred, but adaptable|