How to Care for Piranhas?

Answer A piranha is a member of a family of omnivorous freshwater fish which live in South American rivers. In Venezuelan rivers they are called “caribes.” They are known for their sharp teeth and an ... Read More »

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How big can 10 piranhas get in a 75 gallon tank?

Fish growth rate is determined by the fish species type and amount of food fed, not the tank size. The largest of the piranha species grow to about 12 inches long. For these larger piranhas, a mini... Read More »

Are piranhas saltwater fish?

Piranhas are native to South America, where more than 20 species of piranha live in the fresh water of the Amazon River, according to Extreme Science. When keeping piranhas as pets, aquarium owners... Read More »

How to Safely Swim with Piranhas?

Surprisingly, piranhas are not nearly as vicious as you might think. Still, South American shoals of piranhas can be dangerous. They have razor-sharp teeth and will quickly devour just about anythi... Read More »

How to Distract Piranhas in Endless Ocean Blue World?

Are piranhas getting in your way on endless ocean? Read on to find out how to avoid them.