Common Name(s)
Red phantom tetra
Scientific Name
Hyphessobrycon sweglesi
Family
Characidae
Origin
Orinoco river basin
Temperament
Peaceful
Maximum Size
1.3 inches
Minimum Tank Size
15 gallons
Tank Setup
Looks best in a planted setup with a dark substrate and background.
Tank Region
Middle-top
Diet
Omnivore, but feed a varied menu of dried foods and live foods
Breeding
Egg-scatterer. Doesn't take care of it's young.
Compatibility
Keep with other small temp-compatible community fish.
Ease of Keeping
Easy
Care
pH: Doesn't matter; Temperature: 68-83 Fahrenheit
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Males have longer anal and dorsal fins, while females are more deeper bodied.

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