Red Tail Shark: Species Profile

Category: Freshwater Shark Common Names: Red Tail Shark Scientific Name: Epalzeorhynchos bicolor Family: Cyprinidae Minimum Tank Size: 55 Gallons Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Semi-Aggressive Max Size: 4 Inches Temperature: 72-80 F pH: 6.5-7.5 Tank Level: Bottom Colors: Black, Red Diet: Omnivore Breeding: Difficult Species Overview From its name and appearance alone, the Red Tail Shark … Read more

Bala Shark: Species Profile

Common Names: Bala Shark, Tricolor Shark Scientific Name: Balantiocheilus melanopterus Family: Cyprinidae Minimum Tank Size: 95 Gallons Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Semi-Aggressive Max Size: Up to 14 inches Temperature: 72-82 F pH: 5.8-7.8 Tank Level: All, but mostly middle Colors: Silver, Black, White with hints of Orange to Yellow Diet: Omnivore Breeding:¬†Difficult By Lerdsuwa [CC … Read more

Are Rainbow Sharks Aggressive

Rainbow sharks can be aggressive but it’s dependent on their tankmates. In general, they aren’t aggressive with fish that live in the middle and top of the tank, but can be very aggressive with bottom feeders such as catfish and plecos. Rainbow sharks are amazing fish. ¬†Their colors are beautiful with a dark gray body … Read more