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Red Bellied Piranhas?

tightrope10

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how many can be kept in 55 gallons, what temperature, and what do they eat?
 
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oh wow never mind...any other kind of piranha?
 

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Possibly a single black piranha, you can't keep them together at all. Depends on the dimensions of the tank really. You are looking at incredibly shy, lazy, inactive (and personally I think very boring!) species of fish that's going to get a foot long and need vast amount of filtration.
 

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I kept 9 red bellies in a 150g tank they were about 5 inch or so and they were inactive boring and hard to maaintain as the water levels were high due to the waste they exude so lots of maintenance needed
 

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My Dad used to have them, I'm not getting into tank sizes!!

From what you usually read about Pirahnas, they eat pretty much anything meat based, including your fingers I imagine if you're not careful?

They're pretty inactive, plus produce a lot of waste.

But who am I to judge, it's your tank, the idea of keeping Pirahnas seems pretty good :) in terms of numbers, i dont know, but good luck! :)
 
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