Big Toothed Piranha - Serrasalmus denticulatus
Species name: Serrasalmus denticulatus
Synonym: Serrasalmus punctatus
Common name: Big-Toothed Piranha
Maximum size: 20 cm / 8 inches
Origin: Lower Amazon and Guianas
Company: Serrasalmus denticulatus (Big-Toothed Piranha) is best kept in a special aquarium without other species.
Water parameters: Temperature 22-25˚C / 72-77˚F; pH 6.0 – 7.5
Aquarium setup: Serrasalmus denticulatus (Big-Toothed Piranha) should be kept in groups in large well filtered aquariums. The aquarium should contain hiding places among roots and rocks as well as a lot of plants.
Feeding: Serrasalmus denticulatus (Big-Toothed Piranha) will accept frozen and live food as well as some vegetables and fruit.
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