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Congo Tetra

Congo Tetra
Phennocogrammus Interuptus

Length: 3.5"
Sex: The male has a more rounded body with longer fins and a pointed dorsal fin. The female is slimmer with a rounded dorsal fin.
Feeding: Feed them live foods and large flakes. These fish may wait till you are gone before they eat.
Social Behaviour: Peaceful schooling fish that is a good addition to a community tank. Can be easily frightened.

Up Keep: Suggest keeping in a large tank with plenty of plants. Use floating plants to dim the lights and provide and open space for swimming.
Breeding: Bright lighting can help encourage spawning. Pair will spawn and drop several hundred eggs in one spawning. Eggs will hatch in about 5 or 6 days.
Comments: Another popular Tetra. These Tetras can grow over 3 inches in length and should be kept in a larger tank. They are schooling fish and should be kept in groups of 6 or more. They accept all types of foods but may not eat till the person feeding has moved away from the tank.

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