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Vampire Tetra


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Size: Approx 4-5″

Minimum Tank Size: 200 gallons
Care Level: Advanced
Temperament: Aggressive
Water Conditions: 75-82° F, KH 2-12, pH 6.0-8.0
Max. Size: 48″ in wild, 12″ in captivity
Color Form: Silver-gray fish with some dark hints on the side of its tails and fins
Diet: Carnivorous
Compatibility: Freshwater Barracudas, Black ghost knives/African knifes Paxu or Large Catfish can be used as tank mates for Vampire Tetras. In the fish tank, a school of half a dozen of Vampire Tetras will be able to keep it solely. But they will be aggressive towards other tank mates.
Origin: Araguaia River of the Amazon Basin
Family: Cynodontidae
Lifespan: 2 years
Aquarist Experience Level:  Advanced