The Black Phantom Tetra grows to 2 inches. It is a hardy species that does well in both small and large groups. Their flat oval body is silvery gray with a distinctive splash of black edged in white just behind the gills. The fins of the male are edged in black, while females are more brightly colored and have red fins. The males will sometimes visually threaten each other by facing off and spreading out their fins.
Living Environment : All flake and freeze-dried foods are acceptable for the Black Phantom Tetra, but regular offerings of live brine shrimp should be included in its diet.