OfficeJax Pet Information center

 
      Pet News, Pet Care, Pet Training, Pet Supplies, cat pictures, dog pictures, pet pictures

Advertising | Affiliate revenue sharing  |  Auctions  |   Best Tips and Home Remedies   |  Blogging  |  Crafts & Hobbies  |  Currency Trading  |  mesothelioma lung cancer and asbestos |  Mortgage and refinance |  Pets  |  Web Site design 

We would like to thank the local libraries, schools, and universities for recommending students to visit us when doing research on any of our information topics.
 Please check back frequently as new topics are added and current topics are updated daily.

 

              

pet care information from the pet information channel search the pet information channel for free online ebooks tips news reports do it yourself how to articles and remedies Pet Information Channel DIRECTORY OF TOPICS & ARTICLES pet care information from the pet information channel

Place your TextLink AD here free

Breeding Piranhas


Piranhas are unique creatures that have gained popularity not just because of their appearance, but also due to the many myths that are told about them. Unfortunately only a few species of piranha have been bred, including Serrasalmus nattereri, S. spilopleura, S. gibbus, S. rhombeus. Another that is considered relatively easy to breed is S. maculatus.

Whichever of these species you choose, you should have an aquarium of at least 100 gallons. A group of 5-6 piranhas is quite appropriate; however if you want them breeding it is best to keep a pair only, so that there are no other fish to bother them. To find a mating pair select two adult piranhas, one thick and the other thinner - in most cases thick piranhas represent females and thinner piranhas represent males. Just make sure you are not looking at them after they have been fed. Although having found a male and a female doesn't automatically mean success, it is a step on the way.

The ideal temperature is between 73°-83°F. Standard fluorescent bulbs are fine for the lighting. Piranhas also like some protective cover, and you should also make the lighting of half of the aquarium darker than the other. Piranhas are hardy fish but it is a good idea to maintain the water clean and clear. In their original Amazon River habitat, the rainy season is when most fish spawn. Frequent and bigger water changes seem to have an immense effect on the success of breeding (as they simulate the rainy season) and are most helpful in getting the piranhas into breeding condition.

When your piranhas lose all their color and turn almost completely black, they are in breeding condition! Both of them may start to protect a certain spot; chasing off other piranhas that come too close. When they start picking up gravel in their mouths as if digging, it usually means they have already begun the mating process. Be careful not to disturb your piranhas during this time! The female will release eggs into the pit, and then leave the nest (but might stay close by it). The male is usually responsible for guarding the nest and eggs. The number of eggs laid varies from 700-4000. The eggs hatch in 2-3 days.

If you are lucky enough to have reached this stage, then it's time to take care of the fry. Prepare a 10 to 15 gallon tank with heater and undergravel filter. Water should be from the parents' tank. Be very, very careful when transferring the fry, as the parents can be extremely protective and aggressive. The fry will quickly absorb their yolk sacs and you can start feeding them live baby brine shrimp as food.

One thing you should be aware of is the legal issues. Some states do not allow the sell or ownership of piranhas at all. Other states require that you obtain a permit to sell or own a piranha. Be sure to check to see if any local restrictions apply before purchasing your piranhas.

About The Author

Article by William Berg writer for Aquatic Community with more then 20 years of aquarium experience. Find more of Williams articles about Piranhas or an article about completely different pet like Dogs

Article may be reproduce as long as it is not edited and this resource box is included "as is with live links" on the bottom of the page.(Java links and PHP links are not allowed, I.e. SE friendly links only)


TODAYS NEWS BY OFFICEJAX FREE ADVERTISING AND AD EXCHANGE SOLUTIONSMORE PETS INFORMATION RESOURCES updated Fri. April / 19 / 2024

America's animal shelters are overwhelmed. Pets – and staff – are at breaking point - The Guardian
America's animal shelters are overwhelmed. Pets – and staff – are at breaking point  The Guardian

PetSmart tattoo redo contest will gift winners a pet portrait cover up - USA TODAY
PetSmart tattoo redo contest will gift winners a pet portrait cover up  USA TODAY

Finding an apartment may be easier for California pet owners under new legislation - The Hill
Finding an apartment may be easier for California pet owners under new legislation  The Hill

Pet owners could find more rental options under California bill - Yahoo! Voices
Pet owners could find more rental options under California bill  Yahoo! Voices

What Can Having Pets Teach You About Parenting? - The Atlantic
What Can Having Pets Teach You About Parenting?  The Atlantic

Family says city DART raid of North Side pet shop was excessive - KSAT San Antonio
Family says city DART raid of North Side pet shop was excessive  KSAT San Antonio

Dog Owners Can Recognize Their Pets by Scent Alone - Psychology Today
Dog Owners Can Recognize Their Pets by Scent Alone  Psychology Today

Pets Seized from Home - Salina - KSAL
Pets Seized from Home - Salina  KSAL

Meet the CEO who makes your dog-food delivery feel like visiting a Disney resort - Fortune
Meet the CEO who makes your dog-food delivery feel like visiting a Disney resort  Fortune

Two people, pets unharmed after electrical fire rips through Derby home - KAKE
Two people, pets unharmed after electrical fire rips through Derby home  KAKE

Opinion | Octopuses aren't meant to be pets - The Washington Post - The Washington Post
Opinion | Octopuses aren't meant to be pets - The Washington Post  The Washington Post

Finding an apartment may be easier for California pet owners under new legislation - ABC News
Finding an apartment may be easier for California pet owners under new legislation  ABC News

Pet Health Redefined As Chewy Opens Personalized Vet Care Clinics - Forbes
Pet Health Redefined As Chewy Opens Personalized Vet Care Clinics  Forbes

Warm, Welcoming Environment For Pets At Puppy Cuts Pet Spa - Town-Crier
Warm, Welcoming Environment For Pets At Puppy Cuts Pet Spa  Town-Crier

Pets of the Week: Bettie, Binx, Charlotte and Seamus are ready for adoption - Long Beach Press Telegram
Pets of the Week: Bettie, Binx, Charlotte and Seamus are ready for adoption  Long Beach Press Telegram

WNCT.com's Best of Pets: Turbo - WNCT
WNCT.com's Best of Pets: Turbo  WNCT

Pets | News, Sports, Jobs - The Sentinel - Lewistown Sentinel
Pets | News, Sports, Jobs - The Sentinel  Lewistown Sentinel

Pets of the week | Features | davisenterprise.com - Davis Enterprise
Pets of the week | Features | davisenterprise.com  Davis Enterprise

Traveling Internationally With Pets? This 'Pet Travel Concierge Service' Streamlines the Process - TravelAge West
Traveling Internationally With Pets? This 'Pet Travel Concierge Service' Streamlines the Process  TravelAge West

Tattoo regret? PetSmart offering chance to cover up old ink with pet portrait - KABC-TV
Tattoo regret? PetSmart offering chance to cover up old ink with pet portrait  KABC-TV

How you can limit your pet's carbon paw print - CBS Los Angeles
How you can limit your pet's carbon paw print  CBS Los Angeles

Animal Shelter debuts new trial adoption program | Pets | fairfaxtimes.com - Fairfaxtimes.com
Animal Shelter debuts new trial adoption program | Pets | fairfaxtimes.com  Fairfaxtimes.com

CGHS/SPCA ‘Help Feed Hungry Pets’ food drive - NEWS10 ABC
CGHS/SPCA ‘Help Feed Hungry Pets’ food drive  NEWS10 ABC

Pet Policies for Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, American Airlines and Other Domestic Carriers - The New York Times
Pet Policies for Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, American Airlines and Other Domestic Carriers  The New York Times

For Pet's Sake: Bladder stones in pets - NBC Montana
For Pet's Sake: Bladder stones in pets  NBC Montana

Illinois House approves bill banning people from having servals, kangaroos as pets - WAND
Illinois House approves bill banning people from having servals, kangaroos as pets  WAND

Attleboro Woman Creates Pet Memorial Bridge to Honor Lost Pets - wbsm.com
Attleboro Woman Creates Pet Memorial Bridge to Honor Lost Pets  wbsm.com

Crazy Critters: Central Florida organization cares for exotic pets - WESH 2 Orlando
Crazy Critters: Central Florida organization cares for exotic pets  WESH 2 Orlando

Paws for Pets: Diesel the Dog | News | ncwlife.com - NCWLIFE News
Paws for Pets: Diesel the Dog | News | ncwlife.com  NCWLIFE News

Fairfax County Animal Shelter offering new program that gives pets 'trial' period with prospective adopters - DC News Now | Washington, DC
Fairfax County Animal Shelter offering new program that gives pets 'trial' period with prospective adopters  DC News Now | Washington, DC

I do not think people should keep octopuses as pets, but I d... - kottke.org
I do not think people should keep octopuses as pets, but I d...  kottke.org

A site literally called 'Spy.pet' claims to have scraped billions of public Discord messages and wants to sell them - PC Gamer
A site literally called 'Spy.pet' claims to have scraped billions of public Discord messages and wants to sell them  PC Gamer

Finding an apartment may be easier for California pet owners under new legislation - Bowling Green Daily News
Finding an apartment may be easier for California pet owners under new legislation  Bowling Green Daily News

vermont, vt, pets, springfield, humane society, barn cat, adopt, adoption, cat, pet - The Vermont Journal & The Shopper - Vermont Journal
vermont, vt, pets, springfield, humane society, barn cat, adopt, adoption, cat, pet - The Vermont Journal & The Shopper  Vermont Journal

A pet cremation service is scamming customers, victims allege - Los Angeles Times
A pet cremation service is scamming customers, victims allege  Los Angeles Times

PETS OF WEEK: Brooklyn and Klaus - WiscNews
PETS OF WEEK: Brooklyn and Klaus  WiscNews

Got any of your pet’s fur to spare? This Hong Kong artist wants it - South China Morning Post
Got any of your pet’s fur to spare? This Hong Kong artist wants it  South China Morning Post

Pet of the Week: 2024 pets - WTOP
Pet of the Week: 2024 pets  WTOP

California Tenants Pets | National News | goshennews.com - Goshen News
California Tenants Pets | National News | goshennews.com  Goshen News

California Tenants Pets | News | goskagit.com - goskagit.com
California Tenants Pets | News | goskagit.com  goskagit.com

Best Pet Insurance Companies for April 2024 - NerdWallet
Best Pet Insurance Companies for April 2024  NerdWallet

BISSELL Pet Foundation’s Empty the Shelters™ reduces adoption fees for shelter pets this spring - OBX Today - Beach 104
BISSELL Pet Foundation’s Empty the Shelters™ reduces adoption fees for shelter pets this spring - OBX Today  Beach 104

Finding an apartment may be easier for California pet owners under new legislation - goskagit.com
Finding an apartment may be easier for California pet owners under new legislation  goskagit.com

The Best Products and Tools to Clean Up After a Pet - Lifehacker
The Best Products and Tools to Clean Up After a Pet  Lifehacker

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Young boy violently kicks pet guinea pig to death - KMPH Fox 26
CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Young boy violently kicks pet guinea pig to death  KMPH Fox 26

New Mexico Living Pet Pics April 18, 2024 - KRQE News 13
New Mexico Living Pet Pics April 18, 2024  KRQE News 13

There's One Stardew Valley 1.6 Pet Type You're Going To Want To Save All Your Gold For - Screen Rant
There's One Stardew Valley 1.6 Pet Type You're Going To Want To Save All Your Gold For  Screen Rant

How much is a vet visit? Behind the soaring cost of pet care - USA TODAY
How much is a vet visit? Behind the soaring cost of pet care  USA TODAY

Pets pass antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs' to humans - UPI News
Pets pass antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs' to humans  UPI News

California Tenants Pets | National News | clintonherald.com - Clinton Herald
California Tenants Pets | National News | clintonherald.com  Clinton Herald

Pet owners share the worst thing their pet has ever done, and some have been very, very bad - Upworthy
Pet owners share the worst thing their pet has ever done, and some have been very, very bad  Upworthy

It's Never Easy to Say Goodbye to A Family Pet - 101.9 The Bull
It's Never Easy to Say Goodbye to A Family Pet  101.9 The Bull

Liquid Gold for Pets: Beloved Pets Brand's New Liquid Supplement - News Channel Nebraska
Liquid Gold for Pets: Beloved Pets Brand's New Liquid Supplement  News Channel Nebraska

Zoetis Stock Slumps on Report Suggesting Its Arthritis Drugs May Make Pets Sick - Investopedia
Zoetis Stock Slumps on Report Suggesting Its Arthritis Drugs May Make Pets Sick  Investopedia

Did Ancient South Americans Keep Foxes as Pets? - Smithsonian Magazine
Did Ancient South Americans Keep Foxes as Pets?  Smithsonian Magazine

Call Kurtis Investigates: Grieving pet owners say they didn't get their pets' ashes back - CBS Sacramento
Call Kurtis Investigates: Grieving pet owners say they didn't get their pets' ashes back  CBS Sacramento

Street Dog, Asheville Humane Society, Least of These host free vet clinic - Citizen Times
Street Dog, Asheville Humane Society, Least of These host free vet clinic  Citizen Times

Would your dog eat you if you died? Get the facts. - National Geographic
Would your dog eat you if you died? Get the facts.  National Geographic

Chow Chow Makes Friends with Bumblebee and It's Too Cute to Handle - Parade Pets
Chow Chow Makes Friends with Bumblebee and It's Too Cute to Handle  Parade Pets

Pet Travel | Domestic and International Travel With a Pet - USDA APHIS
Pet Travel | Domestic and International Travel With a Pet  USDA APHIS

Why the CEO of a $12 billion pet services company still responds to customer emails himself - Fortune
Why the CEO of a $12 billion pet services company still responds to customer emails himself  Fortune

Pets | Lucille: Your Next Furry Friend - Out South Florida
Pets | Lucille: Your Next Furry Friend  Out South Florida

One Health clinics that treat pets, people together catch on - VIN News Service
One Health clinics that treat pets, people together catch on  VIN News Service

Rabies Vaccination Clinics & Pet Health | Environmental Health - Erie.gov
Rabies Vaccination Clinics & Pet Health | Environmental Health  Erie.gov

Oriental Shorthair Cat Is Totally Unimpressed When Mom Takes Him Bird Watching - Parade Pets
Oriental Shorthair Cat Is Totally Unimpressed When Mom Takes Him Bird Watching  Parade Pets

Amid summer sizzle, parents go extra mile for pets - The Times of India
Amid summer sizzle, parents go extra mile for pets  The Times of India

Tiny Kitten's Epic Stomps Every Morning Have Neighbors Wondering If Bigfoot Lives Upstairs - Parade Pets
Tiny Kitten's Epic Stomps Every Morning Have Neighbors Wondering If Bigfoot Lives Upstairs  Parade Pets

Pet Catchers codes for April 2024 - VG247
Pet Catchers codes for April 2024  VG247

Terrance the octopus has dozens of babies an Oklahoma family now cares for - The Washington Post
Terrance the octopus has dozens of babies an Oklahoma family now cares for  The Washington Post

Pet owners warned after coyote snatches small dog in Delco - NBC Philadelphia
Pet owners warned after coyote snatches small dog in Delco  NBC Philadelphia

9-year-old boy discovers 50 reasons why you shouldn't have a pet octopus - Boing Boing
9-year-old boy discovers 50 reasons why you shouldn't have a pet octopus  Boing Boing

New York state Senate passes bills aimed to protect animals, sale of pets - Spectrum News
New York state Senate passes bills aimed to protect animals, sale of pets  Spectrum News

Pet Travel | How To Bring Your Pet to the United States - USDA APHIS
Pet Travel | How To Bring Your Pet to the United States  USDA APHIS

The bond with pet dogs and cats is strong, deep and uncomplicated - The Washington Post
The bond with pet dogs and cats is strong, deep and uncomplicated  The Washington Post

Is pet insurance worth the bark? Survey reveals middling results - WRAL News
Is pet insurance worth the bark? Survey reveals middling results  WRAL News

One person, five pets dead in Danville house fire - wcia.com
One person, five pets dead in Danville house fire  wcia.com

Humane Society sees unprecedented number of shelter dogs due to families leaving Hawaii - Hawaii News Now
Humane Society sees unprecedented number of shelter dogs due to families leaving Hawaii  Hawaii News Now

Amazon Pet Day 2024 is May 7-8: Deals on Purina & Furbo - About Amazon
Amazon Pet Day 2024 is May 7-8: Deals on Purina & Furbo  About Amazon

How Much Does Pet Insurance Cost? (April 2024) - MarketWatch
How Much Does Pet Insurance Cost? (April 2024)  MarketWatch

Bernese Mountain Dog's Adorable 'Happy' Bath Routine Is Going Viral - Parade Pets
Bernese Mountain Dog's Adorable 'Happy' Bath Routine Is Going Viral  Parade Pets

Bill to Stop Landlords from Denying Housing to Renters with Pets Passes Out of Committee - Contra Costa News
Bill to Stop Landlords from Denying Housing to Renters with Pets Passes Out of Committee  Contra Costa News

Why Crag Dogs Are a Bad Idea - Climbing - Climbing
Why Crag Dogs Are a Bad Idea - Climbing  Climbing

Zoetis falls 8% after report that its arthritis shots may have sickened pets - MarketWatch
Zoetis falls 8% after report that its arthritis shots may have sickened pets  MarketWatch

How does the solar eclipse affect animals? Veterinarians share insights and pet safety tips - CBS News
How does the solar eclipse affect animals? Veterinarians share insights and pet safety tips  CBS News

Family Accidentally Ends Up With 50 Baby Octopuses After Their Pet—Thought to Be Male—Laid Dozens of Eggs - Smithsonian Magazine
Family Accidentally Ends Up With 50 Baby Octopuses After Their Pet—Thought to Be Male—Laid Dozens of Eggs  Smithsonian Magazine

Dad speaks out after son's pet octopus gives birth to 50 babies - ABC News
Dad speaks out after son's pet octopus gives birth to 50 babies  ABC News

The Best Pet Insurance for Multiple Pets (2024) - MarketWatch
The Best Pet Insurance for Multiple Pets (2024)  MarketWatch

Pet of the Week - Max - Come Meet Me! - Sierra News Online
Pet of the Week - Max - Come Meet Me!  Sierra News Online

Dad Gets Son Pet Octopus, Who Lays Over 40 Eggs (Exclusive) - PEOPLE
Dad Gets Son Pet Octopus, Who Lays Over 40 Eggs (Exclusive)  PEOPLE

Pets - Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park (U.S - National Park Service
Pets - Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park (U.S  National Park Service

Stolen puppy returned to Frisco pet store by disguised man, Petland says - CBS News
Stolen puppy returned to Frisco pet store by disguised man, Petland says  CBS News

Photos of your pets sent in to mark National Pet Day - Herald Series
Photos of your pets sent in to mark National Pet Day  Herald Series

The Best Pet Insurance for Older Dogs 2024 - MarketWatch
The Best Pet Insurance for Older Dogs 2024  MarketWatch

The Pet Industry Is Doing Great. And Getting Worse. - Forbes
The Pet Industry Is Doing Great. And Getting Worse.  Forbes

Oklahoma family grows unexpectedly after pet octopus lays dozens of eggs - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland
Oklahoma family grows unexpectedly after pet octopus lays dozens of eggs  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

A 9-year-old boy's dream of a pet octopus is a sensation as thousands follow Terrance's story online - The Associated Press
A 9-year-old boy's dream of a pet octopus is a sensation as thousands follow Terrance's story online  The Associated Press

Help Keep Your Pets Safe with Free Pet First Aid App - American Red Cross
Help Keep Your Pets Safe with Free Pet First Aid App  American Red Cross

Warning: New Research Indicates That Your Pet Dog or Cat Could Be Spreading Deadly Superbugs - SciTechDaily
Warning: New Research Indicates That Your Pet Dog or Cat Could Be Spreading Deadly Superbugs  SciTechDaily

French Bulldog's Face Lights Up When Mom Says They're Visiting His Corgi Bestie - Parade Pets
French Bulldog's Face Lights Up When Mom Says They're Visiting His Corgi Bestie  Parade Pets

Pets - Glacier National Park (U.S - National Park Service
Pets - Glacier National Park (U.S  National Park Service

akron pet suppliesThe Animal Rescue Site needs your clicks to help support their endeavors
 visiting just one sponsor per day feeds an animal for one day. Thank you!

Get on board the TrafficTrain Click Here for Free Traffic! Get Your site listed in 2 Mins! visit and join each ad offer to include your ad on the TrafficTrain

Surplus Overstock and used PET SUPPLIES

university of akron university housing available

 

Find used office equipment in Ohio at www.OfficeJax.Has.It

Find the best fleamarkets at www.FleaMarketWorld.Has.It

www.Akron.Has.It

Find electric powered vehicles at www.NoGas.Drives.It

Akron City directory

Anonymous and Confidential U.S. Mail Drops - No ID Required reship worldwide

Katrina's pet sitting and house sitting services Akron Ohio

Free Automatic Link Exchange

Flea Market World

Find homes for rent
in Akron Ohio
www.homes4rent.has.it

Closeouts
www.close-outs.info

 

Northwest Veterinary Practice Tallmadge, Ohio

 

 

officejax surplus office furniture outlet Akron, ohio

[Back to Top]

 

Click here to
OfficeJax free ad space available here

auction news and listings for Akron, Ohio

Akron crafts and hobby news center

Akron currency trading

Akron Ohio pet news

The Akron blogging news center

Akron Ohio web site design news

Akron Mortgaging and refinancing

Advertising and promotions Akron, Ohio

 

HOME | SITE MAP
© 2012 - 2024 All Rights Reserved

Improve your web site pagerank
 automaticaly with HitsSurfer

free pagerank checker and seo evaluation tools 

akron ohio pet supply pet store littlest pet shop pet store supply pet shop adoption pet insurance pet grooming pet pet virtual pet services pet shop groomers pet care pet medication pet adopt pet food pet product cemetery pet sale health pet animal pet bed pet carrier pet name pet door pet nutrition pet wonder general pet memorial pet scan boarding grooming pet teacher pet plus supply gate pet friendly hotel pet exotic pet medicine pet discount pet sound pet tag dog pet supply wholesale pet hotel pet rescue bird pet sitter pet boarding pet online pet store boarding pet sitting pet care salt water aquariums fresh water aquariums pet health pet meds pet classifieds pet id pet tag dog free pet puppy pet loss pet related services animal pet rabbit pet turtle pet sex little pet shop exotic pet store dubai pet travel pet place own pet services sitting flea dip pet pharmacy food natural pet products pet training pet shelter pet finder animals pet rat clothes pet pet stroller pet shampoos health insurance pet fish pet lost pet grooming mobile pet banfield hospital pet hospitals free pet stuff pet finder pet supermarket pets allowed pet kennel pet contest pet photo free pet online pet edge pet grooming pet cat pet holistic veterinarian pet care for your pet sitting eye nose ears pet finder dog clothing Westminster dog show online pet store dog eating feces? bad dog behavior problems? puppies for sale Westminster kennel dog itchy itchyitchydog baghdad dog insider dog training tips remedies report reviews recommended procedures