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Old 03-09-2011, 03:20 PM   #1
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red-tailed shark in a 54ltr tank?

Hi ppl, what are the chances of having a red tailed shark in a 54ltt tank. I think they are very pretty but my concern is will it attack my other fish?
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Old 03-09-2011, 06:27 PM   #2
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15 gallons is much too small for a red tail shark. This fish will be very aggressive with smaller fish and even some bigger fish.
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Yep. 55 gallons is the smallest tank they should be in.
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55 U.S GALLON minimum. No ifs ands or buts. I don't mean to be harsh, but I made the same mistake once... Not pretty!
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55 gallon MINIMUM as these other fine hobbyists have already stated.

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I'm not completely positive, but if I had to guess I think a 55 gallon tank is the minimum size for a RT Shark. Ok, ok... sorry. :p

OP: You are correct that they are beautiful, (I have one in my tank). But yes, they can be dangerous if they lack sufficient space or are housed w/ fish that aren't compatible with them.
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Ok thanks, ppl
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