Fresh Water

Golden Shark

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Species Name

  • Golden Shark

Latin Name

  • Leptobarbus hoeveni

Family

  • Cyprinidae

Origin

  • Asia

Care

  • easy

Environment

  • some cover

Water pH Levels

  • 6.5-7.5

Temperature

  • 72-80 F

Minimum Tank Size

  • 20 gal

Maximum Size in Aquarium

  • 8"

Species Origin

  • wild

Compatibility

  • general community

Diet

  • carnivore

Reproduction Type

  • egg layer

Reproduction Difficulty

  • difficult

Size-Small

  • 1-2"

Size-Medium

  • 2-3"

Size-Large

  • 3-4"

Size-Extra Large

  • 4+ up