Black Ghost Knife (Apteronotus albifrons)

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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:  about 3”
  • 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