The rainbow shark is also known as the ruby shark, red fin shark, red finned shark, rainbow shark minnow, green fringelip labeo.
Rainbow sharks are bottom and aquarium surface cleaners. Being bottom and mid level dwellers they consume leftover fish food, but also eat the algae growing off surfaces.
The Rainbow Sharks are a popular semi aggressive aquarium fish. Providing hiding places and hollowed decors such as plants or artificial cave like or tunnel like aquatic ornaments minimize this typical behavior.
Common Name Rainbow Shark Scientific Name Epalzeorhynchos frenatum Origin Thailand / Indochina Max Size 15 cm Community Safe Yes pH Range
6.0 - 8.0
Diet Type Omnivore Min Tank Size Small - Medium Temperature Range 23 - 27 C Care Level Easy