Hyphessobrycon Megalopterus common name black phantom tetra.

They can grow up to 3-4 cm / 1.5 inches. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range 6.5-7.5, and temperatures of 22-28 °C / 71.5-82.5 °F.

The black phantom tetra is exactly the same as the red phantom tetra. They can be mixed together and they are both sturdy little tetra. They can both be successfully kept even by beginners. They are peaceful and are best kept with other small to medium size community fish. They are best in small or large groups as on there own they can be very shy.

They enjoy a diet of flake, small pellets, and granular foods. Also they enjoy treats of freeze dried, live or frozen foods.