piraya piranha

  1. The-Almighty-Zugs

    Average Size of Piraya Piranha?

    So I just wanted to ask a quick question in regards to the "full grown" / "adult" size of Piraya Piranhas. So I know that Piraya can get to monster sizes like 20" and such and these are considered Frankensteins, while others don't get that big. And I've seen people say a lot of things in regards...
  2. The-Almighty-Zugs

    Substrate Recommendations for 240 Gallon Piraya Tank?

    I am looking for recommendations on what substrate to use for my new tank. I am having a custom acrylic 240 gallon (96Lx24Wx24H) made and will be housing a single 12" Piraya Piranha. I am thinking of maybe using a black background but really want a natural look overall. I can't afford those...
  3. The-Almighty-Zugs

    Preventing HITH in Piraya?

    So I was scouring through a Piranha group I know of and noticed someone mentioned that overfeeding could lead to HITH. This got me thinking. So I was interested to find out what other ways and what guidelines I should follow to prevent HITH in Piraya. What do you guys do?
  4. The-Almighty-Zugs

    Type of Tubing Used to Protect Cords from Piranha?

    I am getting a 12" Piraya Piranha and want to buy some hosing or tubing of some sort to protect the cords (and Piranha) from bites to the cables. Does anyone have any links to something that could work for me?
  5. The-Almighty-Zugs

    Is there enough oxygen?

    I'm trying to find ways to make sure I have enough oxygen in the water in my new 240 gallon tank. I have 2 fx6's and was thinking of buying airstones, 2 aquaclear 110's or a powerhead to make sure the water moves. So I'm wondering how I am supposed to measure the oxygenation in my water and if...
  6. The-Almighty-Zugs

    Media for Fluval Fx6 - Piraya Piranha

    I was wondering what the best type of media was for 2 FX6's running in a 160 gallon tank for a single Piraya Piranha. Do I need different types?
  7. The-Almighty-Zugs

    Recommended Powerheads for 160-180 Gallon Tank

    So I will be setting up a 160 or 180 gallon tank for one Piraya Piranha and need to find a good powerhead or multiple that will work. I will have two FX6's running for filtration. P.S: Is there anything else that piranhas need that I am missing?
  8. The-Almighty-Zugs

    Moving Help - Need Advice on Moving Piranha

    So I am creating this thread preemptively because in about a year or more I will be moving to an apartment. Right now I plan on getting a Piraya Piranha and a 160 Gallon (96Lx24Wx16H) tank. If I'm able to pick up this 12 incher that is for sale in my area I will be doing so. The problem is that...
  9. The-Almighty-Zugs

    Filtration Setup for Piranha?

    So I am going to be getting 1 Piraya Piranha OR 1 Carbia Piranha and need to start buying equipment. I haven't quite decided yet on which one but I figured I could buy the equipment first while I decide. If I get a Piraya, I am going to be starting with a 125 gallon and then will eventually move...
  10. The-Almighty-Zugs

    Want to Buy  Looking to buy Piraya Piranha - Ontario

    Looking to buy a single Piraya Piranha. Located in Brockville but will travel to pickup if you are not able to ship. Please PM if you are looking to sell!
  11. The-Almighty-Zugs

    Help with Choosing Equipment for Piraya or Cariba Piranha Tank

    So I am going to be getting 1 Piraya Piranha OR 1 Carbia Piranha and need to start buying equipment. I haven't quite decided yet on which one but I figured I could buy the equipment first while I decide. I have a list of things with their descriptions (for my own reference) below that I found on...
  12. The-Almighty-Zugs

    Piraya Piranha in Ontario?

    I am looking to buy a single Piraya Piranha and am wondering if there are any Canadians that know where I can order them from or where I could look to pick one up. Could I order from locations other than Ontario? I really don't know how long they can survive in shipping.
  13. The-Almighty-Zugs

    Piraya Piranha Tank Size

    So I am considering getting a single Piraya Piranha and wanted to know the minimum size I could keep an adult full grown in. I have been asking here on the forums and people say all different things. I hear they can get to 16" and in some cases even more. I will be moving in a year or more so...
  14. The-Almighty-Zugs

    Red Belly Piranhas vs Black Piranha vs Piraya Piranha

    So I'm new to fish and after spending some time researching, I have narrowed down my choice of fish to either Red Bellied Piranhas, Piraya Piranha or a Black Piranha. I am looking to get your thoughts and opinions on why I should choose one or the other and maybe help me decide on which one to...
  15. The-Almighty-Zugs

    Can Piraya Piranha be put into groups or are they solitary?

    Basically the same question as the title. I know red bellies are shoaling and Blacks are solitary. But just found out about the Piraya Piranha and I'm assuming it is a solitary fish.
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