Red Phantom Tetra: wild and bred ones

21. September 2015

The Red Phantom
tetra (Hyphessobrycon, formerly Megalamphodus, sweglesi) is a very
popular aquarium fish. Only recently we could present to you the bred
albino sport ( and the wild variety “rubra” ( The beautiful tetra is available wild collected from Colombia and as bred ones (see
In respect of coloration both do not differ much, but the sizes are
astonishing different: adult wild ones are always much smaller than
their aquarium-bred cousins!

our customers: the fish have code 267102 (wild) and 267204 (bred,
currently we have lg-xlg in stock!) on our stocklist. Please note that
we exclusively supply the wholesale trade.


Text & photos: Frank Schäfer