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Sep 26, 2012 · What is the average adult size of a female betta fish? I have a female betta who is about an inch long (not including fins). I'm wondering if she is very young because she also still has "stress stripes" after having her for a few weeks. I know babies have those stripes for camouflage and then the stripes go away at a certain age.Status: Open.

The red-bellied piranha, also known as the red piranha (Pygocentrus nattereri), is a species of piranha native to South America, found in the Amazon, Paraguay, Paraná and Essequibo basins, as well as coastal rivers of northeastern Brazil. This fish is locally abundant in its freshwater habitat. They are omnivorous foragers and feed on insects, worms, crustaceans and fish.Family: Serrasalmidae.

In a review where 38–39 piranha species were recognized, 25 were from the Amazon and 16 from Orinoco, while only 3 were present in Paraguay–Paraná and 2 in São Francisco. Most species are restricted to a single river system, but some (such as the red-bellied piranha) occur in several.Family: Serrasalmidae.

The average size of a piranha is 6 to 10-inches in length however, some have been recorded to measure up to 20-inches in length. The famous red-bellied piranha species has a silver colored body that is covered in red patches, but other piranha can have shades of yellow, green and black. This provides a form of camouflage in the muddy waters.