Red-tailed Black Shark (Epalzeorhynchos bicolor) - Wiki
Red-tailed black shark
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The red-tailed black shark, Epalzeorhynchos bicolor, also known as the redtail shark, is a species of freshwater fish in the carp family, Cyprinidae.
Red-tailed black sharks are originally from Mae Klong River in Thailand, but may already be extinct in the wild, and are therefore listed on the Red list of endangered animals.
In an aquarium
Red-tailed black sharks have incredible colors and can easily become a the centerpiece of any aquarium. These fish are territorial and hostile. They can be kept in community tanks with care. They are also very intolerant of others in their species.
In home aquaria, red-tailed black sharks prefer a pH between 6.5 and 7.5, a temperature between 72 °F and 76 °F (22 °C to 24 °C).
Red-tailed black sharks can reach a length of 17 cm, and can live up to the age of 15 years.
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