Premium Congo Tetra for Sale A wonderful African Tetra species. Jun 20, 2007 #2 randallhart said: Males have longer fins and more color. Shipped with USPS Priority Mail. 6 female Congo Tetra Live Tropical Freshwater fish. The male also reaches a length of up to four inches. 6 female Congo Tetra Live Tropical Freshwater fish. Description. The aquarium should be at least 40 inches long. Tetra Aquarium Fish Congo Tetra Congo Tetra - Color. This fish measures about 3" long and was swimming in one of our aquariums, when one of us snapped this picture. Congo Tetras do well in a peaceful community aquarium that is well lit and moderately planted. I visit local fish stores occasionally (about every 2-3 weeks) but I've never seen any Congos. My question is, are Congo Tetra compatible with them, is there a specific male to female ratio for them and can I tell them apart as juveniles, and are they hard to find? The Congo tetra has a typical full-bodied tetra shape with rather large scales. Congo Tetra Tropical Fish Learn all about the Congo Tetra's feeding habits and food types, its behaviour, its origins, its natural habitats, is it male or female, breeding advice and information, suitable tank mates, its sizing and growth range, minimum tank size, water PH and more. They will most likely nip at tankmates their size or smaller, but if kept in a large school, aggression will for the most part be kept within their shoal. The fish grows to be 1.4-1.7 inches in its adult years. They prefer to swim in schools of 5-8 in an aquarium that has plenty of room. It is best if this fish is the dominant species in the tank or it may become shy and reclusive. The males are bigger than the females, but the females are thicker, especially around the belly; these are two of the primary ways to tell apart the male and female Emperor Tetra. https://tetra-fish-care.com/congo-tetra-phenacogrammus-interruptus And at size can you start to see a difference? The male develops a blue shimmer and a more noticeably yellow lateral line. I will be adding some Banded, Dwarf Neon, and Lake Kutubu Rainbow Fish. The male Silvertip Tetras are a deep copper color, and females are much more pale. ... 5 female Congo Tetra & 1 male Congo tetra- Live Tropical Freshwater fish: Condition:--not specified. It has large scales that have an iridescent blue/green quality. Congo Tetra Male. A school of 6 is recommended. boyneburn New Member. Behavior : Silvertip Tetras are one of the more aggressive tetras, somewhat similar to Serpae Tetras. Ended: Jan 20, 2021. So I am planning to start a 30 gallon freshwater tank soon. Upon purchase, the Emperor Tetra is around 3/4 -1.5 inches. Dimorphism: The Congo Tetra male develops an elongated dorsal, pelvic, anal, and caudal fin to attract females. When you look at a male Congo tetra you will notice that the middle rays of … The Congo Tetra originally came from the Congo Basin in Zaire, Africa. 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