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Gold Rainbow Shark

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Epalzeorhynchos frenatus

Temperature: 24 - 29°C
Max Size: 15cm
Temperment: Semi-aggressive - can be kept in a community tank with similar sized tankmates.
Shoal Size: Only keep one per aquarium to minimise aggression.
Food: Not fussy/most aquarium foods

General Information

Despite it's common name, they are not true sharks - which belong to the Chondrichthyes ("cartilagenous fishes"), and are instead an Actinopterygiian ("ray-finned fish").

Become aggressive towards their own (and similar) species when mature, so should not be kept in groups.

Prefers a well-planted aquarium with plenty of hiding spots. Due to their large size when mature, not recommended for beginner fish keepers.

All Live Fish are only available as in-store purchase. Each species may vary to the images and at times colouration may develop in different patterns and at different life stages. Visit in-store and discuss with an Animates team member if you have any questions about our range.

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