Whitespotted Bambooshark

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Whitespotted Bambooshark

This species is known as Whitespotted Bambooshark and the correct latin name is Chiloscyllium plagiosum. It belongs to the Bamboo Shark family. (e) It's origin is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

An aggressive Shark.

Whitespotted Bambooshark can grow up to 85 cm what is approximately 33 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 10200cm2 of water surface which is approximately 1581 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which are very large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is difficult to keep the Whitespotted 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 suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

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Document modified on Mon Dec 17 10:05:29 UTC 2007
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