Congo tetra (Phenacogrammus interruptus)

Congo tetra (lat. Phenacogrammus interruptus) is a timid, but unspeakably beautiful aquarium fish. Probably, it is the most gorgeous fish of the characin family. A tank, which has tetra fishes in it, should be thickly planted. The majority of these fishes has a very good looking coloring (due to some special pigments they have, that change their color under different kinds of lights).

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Red eye tetra (Moenkhausia sanctaefilomenae)

Red eye tetra (lat. Moenkhausia sanctaefilomenae) once was the most spread and common tetras in a tank. A school of these characins can make any tank look nice and lively, but nowadays the fish has yielded the palm to other fishes. Is a peaceful active fish, quite easy in care. This fish needs to be in the school much more unlike it’s relative redeye tetra. Regardless of how many of them are in a tank: three, eight or twenty species – they always swim in a school.

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