Black Ghost Knife


The Black Ghost Knife fish, scientific name Apteronotus Albifrons, is an allusive yet intriguing fish.  For more information see the description section below.

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The Black Ghost Knife fish is normally of a timid nature, however, it can sometimes become aggressive with fish of a similar size and can even become exceptionally tame once properly accustomed to its surroundings.

Requiring excellent filtration, the Black Ghost Knife fish like rocky, dark and root filled environments. As a carnivorous fish, they will eat all types of live foods such as chopped worms as well as flaked and frozen foods and when cared for properly, they can reach quite a substantial size, sometimes up to 1 foot in length. Therefore, they require as a minimum, a tank of 150 gallons.


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