Red Tailed Black Shark



Other Red Tailed Black Shark Names: Red Tailed Black Shark, Redtail Shark, Red Tailed Shark, Red Tail Shark

Red Tailed Black Shark Scientific Name: Epalzeorhynchos bicolor, Labeo bicolor

Red Tailed Black Shark (Epalzeorhynchos bicolor))

Temperature Range: 72°F-80°F
72°-80°
pH Range: 6.5-7.5
6.5-7.5
Hardness Range: 10-18°
10-18°


Family: Cyprinidae

Species Type: Cyprinids

Red Tailed Black Shark Adult Size: 7 inches (cm)

Red Tailed Black Shark Life Expectancy: 6 years

Red Tailed Black Shark Habitat: Asian swamps (Thailand)

Red Tailed Black Shark Minimum Tank Size: 55 gallons

Red Tailed Black Shark Temperament: Territoral and hostile. Not reccomended for community tanks.

Red Tailed Black Shark Diet & Nutrition: Herbivorous - feed vegetable based flake food supplimented with fresh vegetables.

Red Tailed Black Shark Description: The Red Tailed Black Shark is a beautiful fish and can be kept in a large community tank if there is plenty of cover to hide in. This fish is too aggressive for beginners. Very closely related to the Rainbow Shark. An albino variety is also available. Hollows and hiding places are recommended. Only one Red Tailed Black Shark should be kept in each tank as they are intolerant of their own species.

Tank Mate Compatibility: Other semi aggressive species. Do not place more than one redtail shark in an aquarium as they are quite aggressive towards their own species.

Red Tailed Black Shark Breeding & Spawning: Quite intollerant of other members of its species so it is almost impossible to breed in captivity.

Determining Red Tailed Black Shark Sex: Females tend to be larger and have a grey stomach.

Aquarium Region: Prefers middle to bottom area of the tank.

Red Tailed Black Shark Diseases: None specific to species.



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