Latin Name: Gymnocorymbus ternetzi
Common Name: Black Skirt Tetra
Max Size: 3"
Minimum Tank Size: 20g
Plant Safe: Yes
Foods: Chromo Flakes, NLS Thera-A, Brine Shrimp
Generally peaceful schooling fish originating from Central and South America. Ideal for community freshwater tanks with tank mates being live bearers (e.g. guppies, platys, mollies etc.), smaller barbs, schooling catfish (e.g. Corydoras) and peaceful cichlids (e.g. Rams, Apistogramma, etc.). For water parameter 78oF and a pH of ~7 are favorable for these types of fish. Since most tetras are omnivorous they can be fed flakes, pellets, worms, shrimp or other foods suitable for community fish.
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