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Sharks

Common Names
Red Tailed Shark, Red Tailed Black Shark, Red Tailed Labeo, Fire Tail, Labeo bicolor
Size
Up to 6 inches (15 cm)
pH
6.5-8
Temperature
73F - 79F (23C - 26C)
Water Hardness
10 to 16 dH
Lifespan
5 - 8 years
Origin
Thailand
Temperament
They should be kept with larger fish
Breeding / Reproduction
Very difficult to breed in the home fish tank.
Tank Size
10 gallon or larger.
Compatible Tank Mates
They should be kept with largeer fish that are not to big to eat them.
Diet / Food
Omnivore and primarily a scavenger. They will go after most of what you put in the tank including flakes, live and freeze dried foods.
Gender
Hard to determine, but the female may have a grayer stomach whereas the males are solid black.
Tank Region
Middle and bottom

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