Black Ghost Knife Fish

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- Black Ghost Knife

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Black Ghost Knife

Black Ghost Knifefish are very popular – they are a mesmerizing and elegant fish that will steal your heart in no time.

From ghost stories of tribes in South America to electro genesis, this fish will be an entertaining conversation starter in your home.

This fish is almost an exception to the rules of nature.

It does not have any scales or fins and its tail looks like a rod.

Read on to find out more about keeping Black Ghost Knifefish in your aquarium, from their ideal tank conditions to feeding and the best tank companions.

Category Rating
Care Level: Intermediate
Temperament: Semi-aggressive
Color Form: Black and white
Lifespan: 10-15 years
Size: 20 inches
Diet: Carnivore
Family: Apteronotidae
Minimum Tank Size: 100 gallons
Tank Set-Up: Tropical-Freshwater
Compatibility: Medium size peaceful fish

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