Black Line Tail Tetra

Black Line Tail Tetra

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**Black Line Tail Tetra (Gymnocorymbus thayeri): The Elegant Charmer of Freshwater Aquariums**

Meet the Black Line Tail Tetra, also known as the Black Phantom Tetra, a captivating addition to the freshwater aquarium. With its unique black markings and graceful swimming style, Gymnocorymbus thayeri offers both visual appeal and an engaging presence to any tank. Ideal for both novice and experienced aquarists, this species is renowned for its peaceful temperament and striking appearance, making it a perfect choice for community aquariums.

**Key Features:**
- **Distinctive Appearance:** Characterized by their translucent body, adorned with a prominent black line running through the tail, and a subtle iridescent sheen that catches the light beautifully.
- **Social Nature:** Thrives in groups, displaying more vivid colors and engaging behaviors when kept with several of their kind.
- **Compatibility:** Peaceful with other species, making them an ideal resident of community tanks with similarly sized and tempered fish.
- **Easy Care:** Adaptable to a range of water conditions, requiring minimal care beyond basic aquarium maintenance.

**Care Level:** Easy - Gymnocorymbus thayeri is undemanding when it comes to care, suitable for beginners looking to add some elegance and activity to their tanks.

**Diet:** Omnivorous - A balanced diet of high-quality flake foods, supplemented with small live or frozen foods such as brine shrimp or daphnia, will keep them healthy and vibrant.

**Tank Requirements:**
- **Size:** Minimum of 20 gallons to provide ample swimming space and accommodate a small school.
- **Water Conditions:** Prefer slightly acidic to neutral water (pH 6.0-7.5) with temperatures ranging from 72-80°F (22-27°C).
- **Decor:** Appreciate a tank with plenty of plants and hiding spots, along with open areas for swimming.


**Why the Black Line Tail Tetra is a Must-Have:**
The Black Line Tail Tetra, with its peaceful nature and striking appearance, offers something truly special for any freshwater aquarium. They're not just fish; they're living decorations that animate your aquatic landscape with elegance and color. Whether you're just starting your aquarium journey or looking to add to your collection, Gymnocorymbus thayeri brings a touch of sophistication and joy to your aquatic setup.

Here at PetZoneSD, we're thrilled to offer the Black Line Tail Tetra to our customers. Dive into the world of freshwater fish with these enchanting creatures and watch as your aquarium transforms into a vibrant, lively habitat. Discover the beauty and charm of the Black Line Tail Tetra today and elevate your aquarium experience to the next level!