Black Phantom Tetra

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The Black Phantom Tetra, a striking and resilient species, brings a touch of mystery and elegance to tropical aquariums. These tetras are known for their deep black coloration contrasted with a distinctive white patch near the base of their tail fin, resembling a ghostly appearance. Originating from South America, they thrive in peaceful community setups and add a captivating element to any aquatic display.

Creating an ideal habitat for Black Phantom Tetras involves a well-planted aquarium with subdued lighting and dark substrate to enhance their colors and mimic their natural environment. These tetras are social and should be kept in groups of at least six to feel secure and exhibit their best behaviors.

Maintaining suitable water conditions is crucial for their well-being. Keep the temperature between 72-78°F (22-26°C) and maintain a slightly acidic to neutral pH level. Regular water changes and good filtration are essential to ensure a clean and healthy environment.

Black Phantom Tetras are omnivores and accept a variety of high-quality flake, pellet, and small frozen foods. Supplement their diet with live foods like brine shrimp or bloodworms to promote optimal health and coloration.

With their striking appearance and peaceful nature, Black Phantom Tetras make an excellent addition to community aquariums, adding beauty and intrigue to the underwater world.

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