Pinche Piranha - Serrasalmus eigenmanni
Species name: Serrasalmus eigenmanni
Synonym: Serrasalmus nalseni
Common name: Pinche Piranha
Maximum size: 23 cm / 9 inches
Origin: Rio Essequibo and Rio Potaro, Guyana
Company: Serrasalmus eigenmanni (Pinche Piranha) should be kept in a aquarium only with other Piranhas, because of both preference and aggression of the fish.
Water parameters: Temperature 22-25˚C / 72-77˚F; pH 6.6 – 7.1
Aquarium setup: Serrasalmus eigenmanni (Pinche Piranha) should be kept in a large aquarium with some hardier plants as well as roots and rocks that creates hiding places for the fish. The aquarium should be well filtered and regular water changes should be made to keep the water clean.
Feeding: Serrasalmus eigenmanni (Pinche Piranha) accepts most types of food and love fruit.
Breeding: No information of captive breeding.
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