The Black Ghost Knife Fish (Apteronotus albifrons) is a peaceful freshwater species from South America.
They have a long and slender black-colored body and a ribbon-like fin that runs the entire length of their body. To make them feel at home, they prefer a well-planted aquarium with hiding places such as rocks, caves, and driftwood. They are nocturnal and carnivorous, but can be trained to eat pellets.
- SOLD SIZE: 3"-3.5"
- Origin: South America
- Max size: Up to 20 inches
- Recommended tank size: Minimum 75-gallon tank
- Water temperature: 75-82°F
- Temperament: Peaceful
- Diet: Carnivorous, including live or frozen foods such as bloodworms, brine shrimp, and small feeder fish, can be pellet trained
- Life span: Up to 10 years