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Ghost Red Tail Shark

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Ghost Red Tail Shark Care Guide:

  1. Tank Size: A tank of at least 55 gallons is recommended for a single Ghost Red Tail Shark.

  2. Water Parameters:

    • Temperature: 72-79°F (22-26°C).
    • pH Level: Slightly acidic to neutral, around 6.5-7.5.
    • Water Hardness: Soft to moderately hard water.
  3. Tank Setup:

    • Provide hiding spots with caves, rocks, and driftwood.
    • Use a substrate of fine gravel or sand.
    • Create a well-filtered aquarium with moderate water flow.
  4. Diet:

    • Omnivorous diet; offer high-quality sinking pellets, flakes, and supplement with live or frozen foods like brine shrimp and bloodworms.
  5. Tank Mates:

    • Ghost Red Tail Sharks can be territorial, especially with similar-looking species.
    • Suitable for a community tank with non-aggressive fish.
  6. Maintenance:

    • Perform regular water changes (20-30% every 2 weeks).
    • Monitor water parameters consistently.
  7. Behavior:

    • Ghost Red Tail Sharks are active and known for their distinct red tails.
    • They may display territorial behavior, so provide ample hiding spots.
  8. Compatibility:

    • Compatible with other medium-sized, peaceful fish.
    • Avoid keeping with other bottom-dwelling or territorial species.
  9. Breeding:

    • Breeding Ghost Red Tail Sharks in captivity is rare.
    • Provide a spacious tank with suitable hiding spots for potential breeding behavior.
  10. Health Monitoring:

    • Observe for signs of stress, disease, or changes in behavior.
    • Quarantine new additions to prevent potential diseases.

Creating an environment that accommodates their territorial tendencies and ensuring a varied diet will contribute to the vibrant appearance and well-being of Ghost Red Tail Sharks in your aquarium.