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Introducing the captivating Red Phantom Tetra, a vibrant and elegant addition to your aquarium, available at Aquarium Roots. Native to the soft, slow-moving waters of South America, these striking fish, scientifically known as Megalampodus sweglesi, are renowned for their mesmerizing red and black coloration, bringing a touch of dramatic beauty to your aquatic world.
Red Phantom Tetras are a joy to watch as they school gracefully, creating a mesmerizing display of colors and graceful movement. Their peaceful nature and social behavior make them an excellent choice for aquarists of all levels. These tetras are relatively low-maintenance and can thrive in various tank conditions.
Explore our care chart below for more information on how to provide the best environment for your Red Phantom Tetras:
- Species: Red Phantom Tetra (Megalampodus sweglesi)
- Origin: South America
- Size: 2 - 2.5 inches
- Lifespan: 3-5 years
- Water Temperature: 73-82°F
- pH: 6.0-7.5
- Water Hardness: Soft to moderately hard
- Tank Size: Minimum 20 gallons for a school
- Diet: Omnivorous - feed high-quality flakes, small pellets, and live or frozen foods
- Compatibility: Peaceful, suitable for community aquariums