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Silver Shark Balantiocheilos melanopterus

Category: Sharks & Labeos

Size: 10-12cm

Price: £14.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 10 in stock



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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 7.0 and Neutral
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 10-12cm

Balantiocheilos melanopterus (Silver Shark)

A peaceful fish which is commonly available. They are attractive fish, but beware they do get large and can exceed 30cm in size. They will therefore need an adequately sized aquarium.


Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

There are no reports of these fish having been bred in aquarium conditions. The reason is likley to be the fact that a very large tank will be required to provide adequate breeding conditions. It is difficult to sex these fish, apart from the usual characteristic of the females being more rounded when they are mature and in breeding condition.


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution South East Asia
Temperature 23-27C
Size Around 30cm
Water Parameters Should adapt to most conditions
Water PH 6.5-7.0