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SHARKS

Family: CYPRINIDAE

Freshwater tropical aquariums sharks are not from the shark family but are closely related to barbs from the cyprinidae family. They are very popular especially the Red Tailed Black Shark, which I believe almost everyone has treasured one in their fish tank at some time.

The sharks are all bred in Asia, where most are originally from. They are bottom dwelling fish who scavenge for food and will eat just about anything. As usual a balanced diet of flake, sinking pellets and frozen foods keep them in perfect health.

Sharks are quite active and will chase other long fish who share the same areas, so its not a good idea to keep too many in a small aquarium. I would recomend only one in a tank under 90 litres. I would also provide them with plenty of wood or rocks to form their territories. They can then chase each other around but hide away if it all gets too boisterous.

Silver sharks are on of the only sharks that will shoal and can be kept in large groups, but they will grow quite large.

Again the golden rule applies that fish will eat others if they are small enough to fit in their mouths, so no neon sized fish with adult sharks.

Coming from Asia, they will thrive in broad pH range from 6-7.5.

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ALBINO RAINBOW SHARK
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Epalzeorhynchos Frenatus The Albino Rainbow Shark, also known as the Albino Ruby Shark or Albino Red-Finned Shark, is great for the semi-aggressive... More

RAINBOW SHARKS
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Epalzeorhynchos Frenatus The Rainbow Shark, also known as the Ruby Shark or Red-Finned Shark, is great for the semi-aggressive community aquarium, as... More

RED TAIL BLACK SHARK
£4.49
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Labeo Bicolor The Redtail Black Shark, also known as the Redtail Shark, Red-Tailed Labeo, or Redtailed Black Shark, is an excellent choice for the... More

SIAMESE FLYING FOX
£5.00
Crossocheilus Siamensis The Siamese Flying Fox is a great community fish that spend most of its time eating hair algae from wood, rocks and plants. It... More

SILVER SHARK
£6.50
In stock : 2
The bala shark, Balantiocheilos melanopterus, also known as the tricolor shark, silver shark, or shark minnow, is a fish species of the family Cyprinidae,... More

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