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Little-Fizz 09-08-2008 02:01 PM

Holy crap I want this thing.
 
This is so cool, and will probably give me nightmares, but holy crap cool.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AX6sy...eature=related

How big of a tank would you need for that thing??? Its insane. I've never heard of it before :?

Little-Fizz 09-08-2008 02:40 PM

Lol, ok so I did a bit of research, and if I could get an 8 foot long tank and like 3 feet wide I could keep one for a while. But I don't have the space or money for that :lol: still cool fish, check it out.

aunt kymmie 09-08-2008 02:48 PM

Wild looking...like prehistoric piranas.
I read that they like to school...what a group that would be.
Yikes....

Little-Fizz 09-08-2008 02:52 PM

I think thats a different fish. This ones a Hydrolycus Armatus, and the ones that like to school are scombs. Apparently the Armatus can't be kept together.

SolaceTiger 10-05-2008 09:21 PM

That guy has some sweet setups.

Gump 10-08-2008 02:34 AM

Little fuzz these fish can be kept together and do well as long as you have enough room and enough live for for them. I used to have one for about 3 months that i was holding for a friend. Amazing hunters.

Little-Fizz 10-08-2008 06:21 AM

Really? thats interesting.

Theres a video of... payaras or something... They look just like this guy only smaller. And the way they hunt is so messed up :? They hunt swimming vertically with their noses to the ground and then once they get kind of close to a prey they straighten themselves out and strike. Lol I can't describe it very good.. .I'll find the video... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1GMJ...eature=related

But these guys aren't the same, apparently they are the smaller ones and often confused for the Hydrolycus Armatus.

aquadude 12-04-2008 04:43 PM

videos pretty cool.

Jai ullu 04-06-2009 12:23 PM

LOL. I suggest you get like a 100-150 gallon tank. When your clean the tank it might bite your hand off. GL preparing your funeral.

FishFreak95 04-10-2009 10:37 AM

Is tht a vampire Tetra?


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