Black neon tetra (Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi)

Black neon tetra (lat. Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi) is a graceful and active aquarium fish. If you put a school of fish in a thickly planted tank with dark bottom substrate, the tank will look magnificent. Except for their beauty, that tetras are known for their peaceful temper and for being good tank mates. They are somehow alike neon tetras – just like them they have a stripe on their body, even though the fish is called black neon they are completely different fishes.

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