Black neon tetra

This species is of typical elongated tetra appearance; it is of plain basic coloration but with two distinct, adjacent longitudinal stripes, white above black.

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The Black neon tetra lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 5.5 - 7.5, dH range: 15 environment.

A school of Black Neon Tetras set in an aquarium with plants and a dark substrate makes a striking show! The Black Neon Tetras are happiest in a school. How many fish make a school?... the standard answer is 7. More

The black neon tetra (Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi) is a freshwater fish of the characin family (family Characidae) of order Characiformes. It is native to the Paraguay basin of southern Brazil. More

Black neon tetra, Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Characiformes More

Black Neon Tetra (Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi) = By Shirlie Sharpe, About. More

The Black Neon Tetra boasts one of aquaria's most beautiful and unusual coloration. The body of the iridescent Black Neon Tetra is an elegant blend of deep obsidian black paired with a contrasting bright, neon horizontal stripe of yellow-green. More

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The Black Neon Tetra, Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi, is not as closely related to the Neon Tetra as its name implies. Other common names include The Black Tetra. Sometimes it is even called a Neon Tetra, which could be confusing. More

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The Black Neon Tetra is another great fish for planted aquariums where slightly acidic water conditions are present. They have a yellow-green strip that runs the length of the body with a black region under the yellow-green stripe. More

Black Neon Tetra Tropical Aquarium Fish somewhat resembles the Blue Neon Tetra. Instead of a bright neon-blue stripe down its body the black neon has a light greenish stripe, supplemented with a black stripe. As an aquarium fish it is superior. More

Praised for its peaceful nature, the Black Neon Tetra is a great addition to any soft water community aquarium. The distinct coloration of the Black Neon Tetra complements the shaded green and yellow hues of most freshwater plants. More

Welcome to our black neon tetra webpage for owners and black neon tetra enthusiasts. black neon tetra information - Black neon tetras should be kept in soft acidic water, which should be kept clean at all times. More

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Common names

black neon in English
Black neon tetra in English
Black tetra in English
Bystrzyk axelroda a. czarny in Polish (polski)
Fekete neonhal in Hungarian (Magyar)
Mustaneontetra in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Neon-negro in Portuguese (Português)
Neónka čierna in Slovak (slovenčina)
Qara neon tetra in Azerbaijani (azərbaycan dili)
Schwarzer Flaggensalmler in German (Deutsch)
Schwarzer Neon in German (Deutsch)
Sort neon in Danish (dansk)
Svart Neontetra in Norwegian (Norsk)
Svart Neontetra in Swedish (Svenska)
Tetra (pez) in Spanish (español)
黑异纹魮脂鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
黑异纹魮脂鲤 in Unknown
黑異紋魮脂鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
黑異紋魮脂鯉 in Unknown

Order : Characiformes
Family : Characidae
Genus : Hyphessobrycon
Species : Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi
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