Brandti Piranha - Serrasalmus brandti Serrasalmus brandti
Brandti Piranha


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Brandti Piranha - Serrasalmus brandti

Species name: Serrasalmus brandti


Common name: Brandti Piranha

Family: Serrasalmidae

Order: Characins

Class: Actinopterygii

Maximum size: 25 cm / 10 inches

Environment: freshwater

Origin: Brazil

Temperament: Aggressive.

Company: Serrasalmus brandti (Brandti Piranha) should be kept in groups without other species present.

Water parameters: Temperature 22-25˚C / 72-77˚F; pH 6.6 – 7.5

Aquarium setup: Serrasalmus brandti (Brandti Piranha) should be kept in a large well circulated aquarium. The bottom substrate should be a mix of sand and gravel and a lot of roots and rocks should be provided to create hiding places for the fishes. The aquarium should be planted along the sides and towards the back.

Feeding: Serrasalmus brandti (Brandti Piranha) should be feed live food.

Breeding: No information available on the captive breeding of Serrasalmus brandti (Brandti Piranha)

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