Pike Piranha - Serrasalmus elongatus
Species name: Serrasalmus elongatus
Common name: Pike Piranha
Maximum size: 30 cm / 12 inches
Origin: Widespread through the Amazon basin
Company: Serrasalmus elongates (Pike Piranha) are aggressive fish that will nip and eat the fins and scales of any fishes it are kept with
Water parameters: Temperature 22-25˚C / 72-77˚F; pH 5.0 – 7.0
Aquarium setup: Serrasalmus elongates (Pike Piranha) Should be kept in a heavily planted aquarium with some open areas. The bottom should be covered with a sand gravel mix. The aquarium should be heavily circulated with areas wth calmer water.
Feeding: Serrasalmus elongates (Pike Piranha) should be feed live food.
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