Black Widow Tetra (Qty 4)

4, Black Widow Tetra

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The black tetra (Gymnocorymbus ternetzi), also known as the black skirt tetrapetticoat tetrahigh-fin black skirt tetrablack widow tetra and blackamoor, is a freshwater fish of the characin family (Characidae). 

Growing up to 7.5 cm (3.0 in) in length, the black tetra has a roughly tetragonal body shape and is greyish in colour, fading from near black at the tail to light at the nose. Two prominent, black, vertical bars appear just posterior to the gills. It is easily distinguished from all of its congeners by the presence of a dense field of dark chromatophores spread homogeneously over the posterior one half of the body unlike the lack of such pigmentation in all congeners.

Ideal water parameters, pH 5.5 to 7.0, temperature 72-80F

Feeding, Black widow tetra will take a variety of small frozen foods, freeze dried and flake foods.

We ship livestock on the following days only Mon, Tues, Wed and Thursday on a next service before 1pm. We will contract you within 24 hours of date of purchase to arrange delivery date. If you want a preferred delivery date please contact us before hand. Shipping is £28 for as many fish as you like up to 20kg. UK mainland and some parts of Scotland are available for delivery. For further details please contact us we are more than happy to help.

All Fish are covered by our DOA guarantee, further details can be found on our Policy’s and Returns page.

https://aquaheaven.co.uk/policies_returns/

Failure to check shock availability may result in delay of your shipment.

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4, Black Widow Tetra

Please contact for stock availability before making purchase

The black tetra (Gymnocorymbus ternetzi), also known as the black skirt tetrapetticoat tetrahigh-fin black skirt tetrablack widow tetra and blackamoor, is a freshwater fish of the characin family (Characidae). 

Growing up to 7.5 cm (3.0 in) in length, the black tetra has a roughly tetragonal body shape and is greyish in colour, fading from near black at the tail to light at the nose. Two prominent, black, vertical bars appear just posterior to the gills. It is easily distinguished from all of its congeners by the presence of a dense field of dark chromatophores spread homogeneously over the posterior one half of the body unlike the lack of such pigmentation in all congeners.

Ideal water parameters, pH 5.5 to 7.0, temperature 72-80F

Feeding, Black widow tetra will take a variety of small frozen foods, freeze dried and flake foods.

We ship livestock on the following days only Mon, Tues, Wed and Thursday on a next service before 1pm. We will contract you within 24 hours of date of purchase to arrange delivery date. If you want a preferred delivery date please contact us before hand. Shipping is £28 for as many fish as you like up to 20kg. UK mainland and some parts of Scotland are available for delivery. For further details please contact us we are more than happy to help.

All Fish are covered by our DOA guarantee, further details can be found on our Policy’s and Returns page.

https://aquaheaven.co.uk/policies_returns/

Failure to check shock availability may result in delay of your shipment.

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Weight20.01 kg

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