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Red Finned Shark Epalzeorhynchos frenatum

Category: Sharks & Labeos

Size: 4-6cm

Price: £5.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 19 in stock



The Ruby or Red-Finned Shark should always be kept singly or in very large groups as they are a territorial species.


Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Cannot be sexed
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.8 and Hard
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 4-6cm

Epalzeorhynchos frenatum (Red Finned Shark)

Dark grey red fins, an arched back, and a tall, shark-like dorsal fin. Usually sold as 3-4 cm youngsters, but note that these fish grow rapidly and get quite big!

These fish are herbivores, and need to be provided with green foods including algae wafers, blanched lettuce leaves, and slices of cucumber or courgette. They will also graze some algae from plants and rocks.


Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

Like most of the 'sharks', these fish are territorial and potentially aggressive, and should only be kept one to a tank. These fish are boisterous by community tank standards, and should only be kept with robust species such as barbs and gouramis.

They must have a cave or at least a shady corner else they become nervous and prone to jumping.

Not easily bred in home aquaria.


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Thailand
Temperature 24-28C
Size 12 cm
Water Parameters Neutral conditions preferred
Water PH 6.0-7.5