False Black Tetra (Gymnocorymbus thayeri)

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False Black Tetra

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False Black Tetra

Gymnocorymbus thayeri

38 Litres (10 US G.)

2.5-7.6cm (1-3 ")

sg

Freshwater

15.6-26.7°C (60 -80 °F)

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

1-5 years

Family

Characidae

This animal is available captive bred



Additional names

False Black Tetra, Silver Tetra, Black Tetra

Additional scientific names

Moenkhausia profunda


Origin

South america

Sexing

Females will be more plump when sexually mature than males.

Tank compatibility

Peaceful

Diet

Carnivore

Feeding regime

Daily

Environment Specifics

Planted tank

Behaviour

Mixes well with modestly-finned tank mates (nips fancy finnage)

Identification

Sometimes confused with the Black Skirt Tetra.

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