Predatory Carp (Chanodichthys erythropterus)


The Predatory Carp (Chanodichthys erythropterus), also known as the Redfin Culter or Skygazer, is a species of cyprinid native to river drainages across Eastern Asia. They are highly sought-after by monster fish enthusiasts and a rare find in the aquarium trade. Growing up to 36 inches (3 feet) long, be ready for an incredible and formidable fish in your collection.


Predatory Carp (Chanodichthys erythropterus)

Origin: Wild Taiwan
Diet: Fish, invertebrates, frozen & prepared diets
Adult Size: 36″+
Recommended Tank Size: 300 gallons
Compatibility: Predatory, but generally peaceful towards fish too large to be seen as food

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          7.0 – 7.8
Temp:                     76-80F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <30ppm

Shipping Note: Due to size, the need for extra packing, and space requirements, larger sizes may not be eligible for our flat rate shipping. We strongly recommend shipping via air cargo when possible. Please contact us for a quote or for additional shipping info.