Gigantic Black Piranha arrived!

16. June 2014

received a Black Piranha (Serrasalmus rhombeus) from Peru which has a
size of 30-35 cm. This size makes the fish a big lump, but it can still
grow a bit. The largest specimen known to science so far had a size of
about 45 cm.

are always happy that such big predators can be acclimatized so very
easily. Despite some harmless scratches on the skin, which are healing
already, the fish did not get any harm during catching and transport.

if one takes a close look on the animal, a lot of old scars and
scratches can be seen. Life in the wild is not easy-peasy! But now our
old newcomer faces a future in peace and harmony in the tank of a public

our customers: the fish has code 292810 on our stocklist. Please note
that we exclusively supply the wholesale trade. Only one specimen of
that size available!

Text & photos: Frank Schäfer