The Vampire Tetra or also knows as Payara is a truly remarkable fish, rare to see in home aquariums and it’s not recommended for beginner aquarist. Related products. Hi Guys, Is this my Payara from armatus species or Tat or Scomb? Looks like a scomb to me in this picture. Hydrolycus: from the Greek hydro, meaning ‘water’, and lykos, meaning ‘wolf’. With its two long fangs on the lower jaw, it resembles a "vampire," hence the name Vampire Tetra! Related products. But even so it's impressive how fast it raised to take a place in her mouth! I wasn't clear (sorry my english skills aren't very good). This is one carnivorous fish that feeds on smaller fishes. Armatus vampire fish 5″ This is a true monster fish gets very large fang like teeth awsome species. Everything is fine & alright but the only issue is the fish's fangs just left 1. Other genera rarely exceed 300 mm and include; Roestes, Cynodon and Gilbertolus. Categories: Freshwater fish, Large fish, Oddball aggressive, SUPER RARE!!!! Do not know how it is happen. Monsterfishkeepers.com, a division of Monster Aquaria Network, LLC. It is found in the Amazon basin, Orinoco basin, and rivers of Guyana. (Just wonder) I got a 5inch Vampire Fish Armatus species(In the words of my friend) from my friend & I put the fish into my 3ft tank (190L). These fish usually swallow their prey whole but will sometimes chop them into smaller, bite-sized pieces. The payara, which is also sold as the saber tooth barracuda, vampire fish, vampire tetra, or saber tusk barracuda, is a popular species for large, aggressive aquariums. Looking for the Armatus or Redtail just message us.. TO ADD FISH FROM OUR STORE AND COMBINE SHIPPING JUST MESSAGE US!!! This Listing Is For One Armatus Vampire Tetra (Hydrolycus armatus). Once the original is shed, all the new tooth has to do is fold up into the slot. This listing was ended by the seller because the item is no longer available. Price: $200 TRUE RIVER MONSTER Also known as a "Vampire Tetra" due to it's long fangs on the lower jaw that resembles a vampire. Yes Chicx, you are right! : African tiger fish and armatus vampire fish What are your prices? The payara, which is also sold as the saber tooth barracuda, vampire fish, vampire tetra, or saber tusk barracuda, is a popular species for large, aggressive aquariums. Something went wrong. Most people or other "regular" fish keepers have hard time to understand why we maintain this type of collection and spare no expense on this fascinating hobby, but only clueless people think we collect fish as symbol status! These are from Peru. ... 14" Armatus vampire fish eats 8"trout - … H. armatus is a powerful, sleek, and fast-moving species that is adept at living in several habitats across its native range. Don't worry about the fang, it'll grow back pretty quickly. Thank you for your commitment to protecting those in your care. Size is around 4-5 inches. You must log in or register to reply here. : WTB What are you trying to sell/buy/trade? Thanks Bam Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Armatus vampire tetra 5-6" in length live tropical fish at the best online prices at eBay! armatus: from the Latin armatus, meaning ‘armour, armed or armoured’, presumably in reference to its fearsome dentition (Jardine did not specify). As title states, I am looking for anyone selling a Armatus Payara aka Vampire Fish. The tooth grows in an insane speed. Hi guys, I got a 5inch Vampire Fish Armatus species from my friend & I put the fish into my 3ft tank. Information on the … Size 7-8" (We measure All of our fish from snout to the end of the tail). Also known as a Payara, this is one carnivorous fish that feeds on smaller fishes! RETURN AND REFUND POLICY everything is fine & alright but the only issue is the fish's fangs just left 1. If you find the content disturbing, please discuss your concerns with your supervisor before your enrollment. Please Read the following policy with care before making your purchase. Thousands of new, high-quality pictures added every day. This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. The vampire fish, otherwise known as the payara, is found in the Amazon basin. Seems absurd but it's true. I have cash in hand and a huge tank to house it. WANTED: Armatus Payara / Vampire Tetra - $1 < image 1 of 1 > QR Code Link to This Post. © 2005-2019 Monsterfishkeepers.com. Hi Bam. : Pontiac Pickup or Able to Ship? Hydrolycus armatus is featutred in the wild on our Wolf Fish DVD.. To see the Hydrolycus armatus bones click here.. Hydrolycus armatus commonly called Payaras or the freshwater vampire fish in the aquarium hobby is one of the biggest tetras on earth.They live on the main canals of large deep rivers such as the Orinoco and Caroni river basins. 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