Six-banded Distichodus – Distichodus Sexfasciatus

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Common name: Six-banded Distichodus Scientific name: Distichodus Sexfasciatus Average Adult Fish Size: 30 inches / 75cm, though rarely attains more than 16 inches / 40cm in aquaria. Place of Origin: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, and Lake Tanganyika. Typical …

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Silver Bala Shark – Balantiocheilus Melanopterus

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Common name: Silver Bala Shark Scientific name: Balantiocheilus Melanopterus Average Adult Fish Size: 14 inches /  35 cm Place of Origin: The rivers of Thailand, Borneo and Sumatra Typical Tank setup: Asian riverine biotope with sturdy live plants, rocks, and …

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Redtailed Black Shark – Epalzeorhynchos Bicolor

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Common name: Redtailed Black Shark, Redtail Shark, Redtailed Shark, Redtail Black Shark Scientific name: Epalzeorhynchos Bicolor Average Adult Fish Size: 5 inches / 12 cm Place of Origin: Thailand Typical Tank setup: Asian riverine biotope with rocks, plants, bogwood and …

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Rainbow Shark – Epalzeorhynchos Frenatum

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Common name: Rainbow Shark, Ruby Shark, Red-finned Shark Scientific name: Epalzeorhynchos Frenatum, Labeo Frenatus Average Adult Fish Size: 15 cm / 6 inches Place of Origin: Thailand Typical Tank setup: Asian riverine biotope with rocks, plants, bogwood and driftwood with …

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Flagtail – Semaprochilodus Insignis

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Common name: Flagtail Scientific name: Semaprochilodus Insignis Average Adult Fish Size: 14 inches / 35 cm Place of Origin: Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, Guyana and Brazil Typical Tank setup: Amazon riverine biotope with driftwood/bogwood and rocks. They will eat any soft …

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