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The very popular Bala Shark has a perfectly sweet disposition and peacefully goes about minding its own business!
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This site helped me alot! I never knew that you could feed them little vegetables. AND I never knew that Bala Sharks where endangered... And that they can get up to 14 inches. I have a 5 gallon tank with 3 Bala Fish in it, but the are only about 3 or 2 inches. I better go get a bigger tank... I'll go get a bigger tank within the week. THANKS!
Thank you so much for this internet site. It helped me alot. One of my Bala Sharks is pregnant and I have no idea what to do, so I might call my dogs vet and ask for help. But your other information was very clear.
Very useful resource. THE BEST. I liked your site.
Hello, I liked your site. Very useful resource, THE BEST. Thanks.
I liked your site. Very useful resource. THE BEST.
I have 4 bala sharks. i feed them blood worms and tropical flakes. they love their new home. i love the balas! and they are all about 3 inches long.
When i got my first bala it did jump alot. Added other fish, a common goldfish and red rose fish. I often see the goldfish's tail bitten. i do not know what fish did it but i am still trying to figure it out. my bala has only eaten fat healthy color flakes. I only feed 3x a day. on the first day i got it, it seemed to often take food from the other fish. i am beginning to learn more about my fish. I hope that my fish will grow healthy. i did know your fish have to be at a certain age to breed. Make sure you have an age fish from 20+ or it will not breed. i will post again when i find a way to breed it.
while i'm no expert i am left wondering why two people say they have bred/egg layer siler sharks/bala fish yet according to the REAL experts its never happened and is impossible to breed these in captivity/normal fishtank.
be interesting to see some proof from the ones that have ''bred'' from these fish, who knows you might even be famous
My friend has bred Bala Sharks for a year in a tank and they reproduced very rapidly so he had to quit because he did not have enough room for them.
I have 3 bala sharks and they are school fish, so if you are going to get one i suggest you get a big tank. But over all they are fun to watch. one of mine sometimes rams against the glass but they are really fun. A good and nice color for them is dark black if they are healthy.