Red Bellied Piranha

Live FishSKU: RBP2205

    Same day despatch when ordered before 2pm
    Usually arrives in 2-3 working days
    Orders over £50 sent by next working day courier

Sale price£9.99


Red Bellied Piranha

These semi-aggressive fish are great for a species only tank that will really catch people's eye. They are pretty shy in small groups so the bigger the group the better. When adults they will need a lot of feeding.

Please be aware that the image is for illustration purposes only. We are unable to guarantee the size, colour, sex or age of the fishes you are purchasing. If you have any questions regarding livestock please contact us. To minimise stress we are unable to hand pick specific fish. Lifespan is an estimate based on optimum conditions.


  • Approx. size: 2-4cm
  • Maximum size: 35cm
  • Origin: South America
  • Ideal number kept together: 5+

    Water conditions
    pH: 5.5–7.5
    Hardness: 36–215 ppm
    Temperature: 24–28 °C

    Ease of Care
    Moderate. They will need a large tank with a powerful filter so the water is in good condition.
    Live & frozen food such as muscles, prawns & bloodworm, will be the majority of there diet however when they are small and young you can feed them pellets or granules.
    Species only or with smaller fish in a very large tank so they do not disturb each other as adults.
    Breeding/ Sex
    Moderate. Some special care and attention will be needed. Females are larger and rounder than males.
    Life Span
    They can live to anything from 12-15 years in perfect conditions.

    To view the Compatibility Advisory Chart please select the Additional Tab above.

In stock orders placed before 2pm will be despatched on the same working day (not including palletised items, pond plants or fibreglass ponds).

Pre-orders are shipped once we have the stock available and will be shipped using the service chosen at checkout.

All services are working day services and do not include delivery on Saturdays and Sundays or public holidays as standard. Deliveries are usually Monday to Friday only, although some Royal Mail items may be delivered on weekends as standard if the service is available in your area.

 Packet/Courier items    
 Royal Mail (2-3 days)  £0.00-£49.99 £2.99
 Royal Mail Next Day (1-2 days)  £0.00-£49.99 £4.99
 Parcelforce 24 (1 day)  £0.00-£49.99 £7.99
 Parcelforce 24 (1 day) *  £50 and up FREE
 Pallets (booked in)  aquariums / bulky items  

 Pallets Standard (3-5 days)


 Pallets Express (1-2 days)

 - £39.99


*EXCLUDED ITEMS  extra delivery fees apply:
 Fibreglass Ponds (booked in)    

 Zone 1 (7-10 days)

 - £79.99
 Zone 2 (7-14 days)  - £149.99
 Zone 3 (7-21 days)  - £249.99
Pond Plants (direct from grower)
All pond plants (3-10 days) one-off fee regardless of order size/value £5.99


* Orders over £50 that are under 2kg may be sent by a Royal Mail Tracked 24 service.

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