Pygocentrus nattereri Small Spots

26. May 2015

Red Piranha, Pygocentrus nattereri, is the only species of piranha that
is bred on a commercial basis due to the high demand on these fishes in
the ornamental fish trade. So it is always available in the shops and
almost all of the offered fish are bred ones.

we were able once more to import some wild collected specimens of an
extremely pretty and colourful local variety of P. nattereri, which we
call “Small Spots”. The fish originate from the area around the city of
Manacapuru (catchment of the Rio Negro), Brazil.

our customers: the animals have code 292412 on our stocklist. Please
note that we exclusively supply the wholesale trade. Available in
limited numbers only!

Text & photos: Frank Schäfer