Red-tailed Black Shark

Red-tailed Black Shark

According To "YOU & YOUR AQUARIUM" by Dick Mills (Alfred A. Knopf Publishers) :
SPECIES DETAILS
Size: 4½" long
Origin: Thailand
Sexing: No visible differences (Personal Note:  I have been informed that the male will always have a black belly whereas the female will have a lighter colored belly.  Thanks to Leah for pointing this out.  I have also been informed that the tail of the male will have sharply pointed tips whereas the female will have more rounded tips.  Thanks to Kari for pointing that out. )
Ease of keeping: Easy; sometimes quarrelsome
Food: All Foods
Breeding method: Egg scatterer
Breeding potential: Difficult
AQUARIUM CONDITIONS
Water: Soft, medium-hard
Temperature: 75°F
Tank type: Community
Swimming level: Midwater and lower levels
Special needs: Plants



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