Grey Bambooshark

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Grey Bambooshark

This marine aquarium fish is known as Grey Bambooshark and the correct latin name is Chiloscyllium griseum. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Bamboo Shark family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Shark is aggressive.

Grey Bambooshark can grow up to 74 cm what is approximately 29 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 8880cm2 of water surface which is approximately 1376 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that are very large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is difficult to keep the Grey Bambooshark fish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

Grey Bambooshark picture 1

Grey Bambooshark picture 2

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