Common Name Yellow Tail Congo Tetra
Scientific Name Phenacogrammus Interruptus
Size 8 cm
Origin Zaire (Africa)
Tank Setup Community Setup
Temperature 24 – 29 degrees
Feeding Omnivore/ Carnivore they will accept live food, to frozen food and flakes and pellets.
Gender Differences in size and the Male Congos tend to grow an extended filament in the middle of their caudal fin and their dorsal fin is much longer then the females.
Comments Great for beginners and can also be great for experts, they go quite nicely in a community setup with many other tetras and sharks. Their shimmering and shiny body makes them very appealing to most hobbyist.