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Epalzeorhynchos frenatum
Red-fin shark
(Fowler, 1934)

Epalzeorhynchos frenatum - Red-fin shark - The red-fin shark is also known as the rainbow shark, and ruby shark
The red-fin shark is also known as the rainbow shark, and ruby shark
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(Other members of the genus Epalzeorhynchos)

ADULT SIZE: 15 cm

WATER CONDITIONS: Not critical

TEMPERATURE RANGE: 23-27 C

FOOD: Feed Epalzeorhynchos frenatum live and dried foods

DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from Cambodia, Thailand, Laos

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AQUARIUM CARE: This is a close relative of the red-tailed black shark, though a little more peaceful. As well as eating all the standard prepared foods and livefoods, this species will graze on algae, but also enjoys vegetable matter such as lettuce.

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