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Red-bellied Piranhas

SILVERTRINITY24

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Hello, Wanting some advice on keeping these fish! How big a tank would you recommend? Looking at a minimum of 120l .. online advice seems to be conflicting!!

Have read up around them quite a lot, however any tips or tricks would be greatly appreciated!! Thank you
 

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Hi and welcome to the forum :)

You want a 600+ litre tank (6 foot long x 2 foot wide x 2 foot high) for them. They occur in groups when young and regularly kill each other. If they are stressed or confined in a small tank you get 1 or 2 dominant fish that kill everyone else.

They aren't the best fish for captivity and are easily startled. You need good filtration and they can't have any other fish in the tank.
 
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