World Record Piranha (actually Goliath Tigerfish!)

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  1. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    For those of you that have contemplated swimming across that river with the piranha, you might want to review that notion. :eek:

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    OH MY!
     
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  3. Godbert

    Godbert Montipora Capricornis

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    wow thats one scary fish!
     
  4. WCW

    WCW Feather Duster

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    that doesn't look like a piranha at all. The body, teeth and coloration dont add up. I am curious what the heck it is though...
     
  5. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    Well I know of the Red Belly Piranha and the Black. The Black ones are the Amazon ones if I recall. They are illegal to sell in the states.

    I have no idea what they look like when they get that large though.
     
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    You know WCW.. you might be on to something.

    It sure doesn't look like this:

     
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    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    I have to get ready for work. But I will check in later.
    I want to know what this big guy is!


    EDIT - ON 2ND THOUGHT THE FINS ARE IN THE RIGHT PLACE IT LOOKS LIKE. THIS MIGHT BE ONE AFTER ALL?
     
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  9. 72RunningBlue

    72RunningBlue Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    Yea you can get piranha in the states but they don't allow you to buy more then one black one because they are to aggressive for one tank and they eat each other. The red bellies on the other hand you can keep a big group together, but don't forget to feed them, they too will eat one and other if necessary.
     
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    jas3600 Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    That sucker is amazing!

    What river was it caught? If you know...
     
  11. Matt Rogers

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    All I got were the pics in my email. :-/
     
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    its a tiger fish from the congo river
     
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