African Knife fish African Knife fish Papyrocranus Afer (Arowana knife fish)The African Knifefish is a member of the Apteronotidae family and the speckled knifefish group.
It is considered a true bony fish. When properly cared for the African Knifefish can reach an impressive inches. It possesses a weak electrical organ at the caudal peduncles which is used to locate food.
It does well with other larger species of a peaceful nature but may be aggressive towards those of similar or smaller size.Carnivorous the African Knife Fish will eat all types of live foods including meat chopped earthworms as well as frozen and flaked foods.