False Black Tetra (Gymnocorymbus thayeri)

Also known as Black Tetra, Silver Tetra, Silver Widow Tetra

Description

Also known as Black Tetra, Silver Tetra, Silver Widow Tetra.

Found in shallow to mid-level freshwater rivers and river basins.
They feed on small crustaceans, insects, worms.
Length - 5cm
Depth - ?m
Widespread South America

Found extensively in the aquarium trade.
Same family as Piranha's

Piranha's have a fearsome reputation (because of James bond 007) as a voracious predator that can strip flesh off bones in minutes, although they have razor sharp teeth they are in fact quite timid scavengers. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/12356

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