The red-tailed black shark also known as the redtail shark and redtail shark minnow is a species of the carp family and currently critically endangered in the wild.

The red-tailed black sharks seen in the aquarium trade today are all captive bred

Typically they are chasers but will rarely bite or harm other fish.They are bottom dwellers and like lots of dark hiding places where they can eat the algae growing off surfaces.


Red Tail Black Shark

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  • Specification's

    Common Name Red Tail Black Shark
    Scientific Name Epalzeorhynchus bicolor
    Origin Thailand
    Max Size 15 cm
    Community Safe Yes
    pH Range

    6.5 - 7.5

    Diet Type Omnivore
    Min Tank Size  Small - Medium
    Temperature Range 23 - 27 C
    Care Level Easy

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