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[edit | edit source]

South america


Sexing[edit | edit source]

Females will be more plump when sexually mature than males.


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

Peaceful


Diet[edit | edit source]

Carnivore


Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Daily


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Planted tank


Behaviour[edit | edit source]

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


Identification[edit | edit source]

Sometimes confused with the Black Skirt Tetra.

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