Black Widow Tetra

Live FishSKU: BWT781

Price:
Sale price£2.69

Description

Black Widow Tetra

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

Black Widow Tetras are something a little different to other Tetras because of the way their fins are shaped. This is an eye-catching species that will do well in a planted freshwater aquarium.

Features

Approx. size: 1-2cm
Maximum size: 6cm

Origin: South America
Ideal number kept together: 6+

Water conditions
pH: 6.0–7.0
Hardness: 5-20°H
Temperature: 20–26 °C

Ease of care
Easy. This tropical fish is great for hobbyist at all levels however they do need good water conditions.

Diet
The main food we recommend would be tropical fish flake. Occasional live or frozen food can be given as a treat.

Compatibility
Community aquarium. They are a peaceful yet lively species good for beginners.

Breeding
Moderate. Egg layers. Frequently eats its own eggs, so separate from fish after spawning. They will need their own tank with dim lighting to breed easily.

Life Span
They can live to anything from 3-5 years in perfect conditions.

For more information on general fishkeeping and our shipping procedures click here.

black widow tetra

In stock orders placed before 2pm will be despatched on the same working day (not including palletised items, pond plants or fibreglass ponds).

Pre-orders are shipped once we have the stock available and will be shipped using the service chosen at checkout.

All services are working day services and do not include delivery on Saturdays and Sundays or public holidays as standard. Deliveries are usually Monday to Friday only, although some Royal Mail items may be delivered on weekends as standard if the service is available in your area.

 SERVICE  SPEND  COST
 Packet/Courier items    
 Royal Mail (2-3 days)  £0.00-£49.99 £2.99
 Royal Mail Next Day (1-2 days)  £0.00-£49.99 £4.99
 Parcelforce 24 (1 day)  £0.00-£49.99 £7.99
 Parcelforce 24 (1 day) *  £50 and up FREE
     
 Pallets (booked in)  aquariums / bulky items  

 Pallets Standard (3-5 days)

 - FREE

 Pallets Express (1-2 days)

 - £39.99

 

*EXCLUDED ITEMS  extra delivery fees apply:
 Fibreglass Ponds (booked in)    

 Zone 1 (7-10 days)

 - £79.99
 Zone 2 (7-14 days)  - £149.99
 Zone 3 (7-21 days)  - £249.99
Pond Plants (direct from grower)
All pond plants (3-10 days) one-off fee regardless of order size/value £5.99

 

* Orders over £50 that are under 2kg may be sent by a Royal Mail Tracked 24 service.

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