Albino Rainbow Shark

lg 89987 Albino Rainbow Shark
Latin name: (Epalzeorhynchos frenatus)

Care Level





Black, Red



Preferred Conditions


Avg. Max Size


Minimum Tank Size

50 gallons



The Rainbow Shark is a colorful and popular freshwater fish species that’s perfect for the experienced aquarist. It requires an aquarium of at least 75 gallons, with driftwood, rocks, and spots of dense vegetation. Additionally, this shark species may set up territories around the tank, so it’s important to provide plenty of space and hiding places for them. As the Rainbow Shark matures, it can become quite aggressive towards its own species, so it’s best to keep one fish per tank. With the proper care and environment, the Rainbow Shark can be a beautiful and exciting addition to your aquarium.

We have limited information about the breeding habits of the Albino Rainbow Shark, yet what we do know is that they prefer to spawn in areas with plenty of vegetation and cover. Additionally, their eggs are adhesive, which means they will attach to any surface they come into contact with. It is also believed that they can lay up to 300 eggs at a time. With further research, we can gain a better understanding of the breeding habits of the Albino Rainbow Shark. By increasing our knowledge, we can utilize this information to better protect and preserve this species. Furthermore, we can also use this knowledge to explore other possible breeding methods to help repopulate this species.

An Albino Rainbow Shark is not a particularly picky eater. Flake food, freeze-dried bloodworms and tubifex, as well as vegetable-based foods should be fed.

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