Albino Congo Tetra (Phenacogrammus interruptus)

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The Congo Tetra (Phenacogrammus interruptus) is a popular freshwater fish among aquarists. Its distinctive feature is its bright blue and red colors. These individuals are displaying the ablino trait, having a platinum like body coloration. The males traditionally, have a larger and more colorful tail than females. They prefer a well-planted aquarium with driftwood and rocks to hide. These fish are peaceful and active swimmers, often seen in shoals. 

  • SOLD SIZE: About 1.5"
  • Origin: Congo River Basin in Central Africa
  • Max size in inches: 3 inches 
  • Recommended tank size in gallons: 30 gallons or larger
  • Water temperature: 74-82°F 
  • Temperament: Peaceful and social, can be kept with other non-aggressive fish
  • Diet: Omnivorous, will accept flake and pellet food as well as live and frozen food
  • Life span: Up to 5 years with proper care