Red-Tailed Shark

Species/genus: Labeo bicolor

Origin: Thailand

Temp: 73-81°F (23-27°C)

pH: 5.5 – 7
dH: Soft (Not Critical)

Temperament: Individuals fight with others of their own species, otherwise they are gentle enough for a community tank of medium to large species.

Adult Size: 5in (12cm)
Larger in the wild.

Minimum Tank Size: 10 gallon

Feeding: Always hungry, never finicky

Breeding: Look for spawning tube a week or 2 before spawning, fry are easily raised

Comments: A popular species, likes a lot of room. Although easy going, it will eat tiny fish that it naturally assumes are food.
Visitor Comments
Name : Koran
Comments : Just wanted to comment that red tail sharks actually grow to about 7 inches, and the smallest possible tank size for them would be a 20 gallon, with 29g being best for an adult shark.