Common name: Congo Tetras
Latin name: Phenacogrammus interruptus
Maximum size: 9cm
Water chemistry: pH: 6.0-7.5, ideally soft to medium hard (dH: 5-20), 22-28 C
Origin: Wild populations are endemic to parts of the River Congo drainage in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Temperament: Peaceful schooling fish.
Diet: Will thrive on good quality pelleted food such as New Life Spectrum. Benefits from the inclusion of live and frozen foods in its diet.
Ideally an African biotope tank with driftwood branches, floating vegetation and anubias. However they will show their best colours in any well-planted setup with plenty of swimming space.