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Megalomphodus megalopterus
Black Phantom Tetra

An aquarium favourite, <I>Megalomphodus megalopterus</I> is most at home in a planted Amazon-style tank

An aquarium favourite, Megalomphodus megalopterus is most at home in a planted Amazon-style tank

Like most characins, Black Phantoms enjoy livefoods, such as frozen bloodworm. This picture highlights the differences between male (foreground) and female (background). Note the redder fins and body of the female, and the rounder belly. Also the significantly larger fins of the male

Like most characins, Black Phantoms enjoy livefoods, such as frozen bloodworm. This picture highlights the differences between male (foreground) and female (background). Note the redder fins and body of the female, and the rounder belly. Also the significantly larger fins of the male

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