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Piranha at Peach Bottom?

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Posted on: 2009/7/20 14:38


Re: Piranha at Peach Bottom?
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Actually, this isn't all that uncommon. A few years ago several turned up in Lake Marburg. Aquarium enthusiasts release 'em into the wild. They die off with the onset of cold weather.

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Re: Piranha at Peach Bottom?

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Looks too big to be a red-bellied, I think that's a pacu.

Both members of the same family, pretty much look the same except a pacu gets to mammoth size and only has flat teeth for crushing nuts and berries, as its not a serious carnivore like its cousin pirahana.

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I'd say gfen is right, its a pacu. Below is a picture of one I caught from the Parana river in Argentina last year. Check out the
choppers on that thing. They're delicious by the way. Being a
tropical/sub-tropical fish, I doubt they have much of a chance in PA
waters.

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they get them around trenton too. seems they think they will survive in the delaware..

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Quote:

Gone4Day wrote:
Being a tropical/sub-tropical fish, I doubt they have much of a chance in PA
waters.


Unless somehow there was a source of warm water all year round.

Boyer

Posted on: 2009/7/23 21:54


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Are you supposed to blind them by popping their eye balls??

Look at IMG_0894

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nothing with teeth that nice could survive near trenton

Posted on: 2009/10/29 22:04


Re: Piranha at Peach Bottom?

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Like at Brunner island or Peach bottom , warm water releases from the cooling towers , have gone over there in the winter and it's like bathwater also years ago something that looked like a big bluegill got out and the commish was electroshocking them back out , this was at Brunner island 80's

Posted on: 2009/11/16 6:50






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