Are Black Phantom Tetra a shoaling fish?

Are Black Phantom Tetra a shoaling fish?

The black phantom tetra Hyphessobrycon megalopterus, or simply phantom tetra, is a small freshwater fish of the characin family of the order Characiformes. The black phantom tetra is native to the upper Paraguay basin and upper Madeira basin in Brazil and Bolivia. 

Black Phantom tetras are social fish that prefer to stay in groups. They’re not a schooling species, but they are shoaling fish that will stick together most of the time. Pair with six or more Black Phantoms or other tetra of a similar size to encourage active shoaling behaviour.

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