Common Name(s)
Long-finned tetra, longfin tetra, african long-finned tetra
Scientific Name
Brycinus longipinnis
Family
Characidae
Origin
West Africa, from Gambia to Gabon
Temperament
Peaceful
Maximum Size
5 inches
Minimum Tank Size
55 gallons
Tank Setup
Looks best with dark substrate, but make sure to have open space for swimming.
Tank Region
Middle-top
Diet
Omnivore. Will take dry foods, but supplement with mosquito larvae and other live foods.
Breeding
Egg-scatterer, has not been spawned in aquaria to my knowledge.
Compatibility
With other large temp-compatible community fish.
Ease of Keeping
Fairly easy
Care
pH: Doesn't matter; Temperature: 71-82 Fahrenheit
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By Hardyplants - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=52828476

A schooling fish, so should be kept in groups of 6+ of their own species.