Ruby Shark (Epalzeorhynchos munense)

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Ruby Shark

Epalzeorhynchos munense

150 Litres (39.6)

10-12 cm (3.9-4.7")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.5 - 7.5

23.9-26.7°C (75 -80 °F)

6-10 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

10-15 years

Family

Cyprinidae





Additional names

Rainbow Shark, Ruby Shark, Rainbow Sharkminnow

Additional scientific names

Labeo munensis, Epalzeorhynchus munensis


Origin[edit | edit source]

Asia: Mekong and Chao Phraya basins and Maeklong basin.

Identification[edit | edit source]

A similar species, Epalzeorhynchos frenatus, may be sold under the same common name, the difference being on the pelvic and pectoral fins, on the E. munense they have black margins. E.munense is not common in the pet trade.

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