Tetra | Long-Fin Black Tetra
Tetra | Long-Fin Black Tetra

Tetra | Long-Fin Black Tetra

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Scientific Name: Gymnocorymbus ternetzi


Common Name: Longfin Blackskirt Tetra, Long Finned Black Widow, Black Hifin Tetra

Adult Size: 2.2 inches

Life Expectancy: 6 - 7 years

Habitat: South America in Paraguay and Guapore Basins

Minimum Tank Size: 15 gallon

Ideal Tank Conditions: 

  • Temperature Range: 70.0 to 79.0° F
  • pH Range: 5.8-8.5
  • Hardness Range: 3 - 30

    Temperament: Semi-aggressive

    Diet & Nutrition: Omnivore;  should eat most common aquarium foods. Flakes, frozen, freeze dried and may nibble at some aquarium plants.

    Breeding & Spawning: Egg scatterer. The adults may eat the eggs. You will need a bare bottom breeding tank and will have to remove the adults after they release the eggs.

    Gender: The male's dorsal fin is narrow and more pointed. A mature female is plumper.

    Compatible Tank Mates: See Compatability Chart 

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