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The Bamboo Shark is also called the Brown-spotted Cat Shark or Brown-banded Catshark. Juveniles like the one pictured here have the bands and occasionlly spots. The adult Bamboo Shark are often plain gray or brownish in color.
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Where can you buy these bamboo shark eggs? online?
I have a cat bamboo shark egg. I have had him almost 3 months. He has holes in his egg but hasn't hatched yet, do I need to help him out or will he come out by himself?
I have had my cat shark egg since nov 4th. How do I know when its ready to hatch and do I need to help it?
I purchased a banded cat shark egg from my LFS and about a little over 3 months it finally hatched. Now "JAWS" is a month old and 7 inches long from head to tail and loves to cruise the tank at night and just hangs out during the day unless she is feeding. I recommend these sharks to anyone that can afford a large tank to house them in (175 or larger). The bigger the tank the more comfortable the shark will feel and the more comfortable any other tank mates will feel. I hand feed her Ghost Shrimp soaked in Vitality vitamin liquid and Frozen Shark Formula. This is the best fish I have ever owned. Ever since I was little I wanted a pet shark, but always do your research before you buy any fish. It will help you in the long run to avoid any problems.
Hey, I'm trying to get my mom to let me get a brown banded catshark. So I wonder if you go to a petshop and ask the person that owns it if he/she could somehow order one, instead of it being shifted to me. Cause I wouldn't wanna take a risk of it being brought to me, cause something might happen!
I just bought a bamboo shark egg Saturday and it hatched the next day. I was so surprised, unfortunately I wasn't supposed to get a bigger tank for a couple weeks because I wasn't expecting him to hatch that quick. So now I have to go get a new tank, but I'm not really complaining about it! I think I'm gonna get a 150 gallon tank.
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I wouldn't rush right out and buy the bigger tank you have time for it to grow.
I bought the egg and "Shamu" hatched Christmas Eve, 2006. She is doing very well (9" from snout to tail) & my water parameters are very good. She adores eating live ghost shrimp (once a week) and defrosted silversides. She lives with a white ribbon eel, an engineer goby, a clarki clown, a blue chromis, a blue velvet damsel, a percula clown, a pencil urchin and a coral banded shrimp. She sleeps all day, & cruises all night. Temp is currently at 72.5 degrees, specific gravity at .23, pH at 8.2. I have crushed coral substrate and multiple live rock with a wet/dry filter & protein skimmer. I will be adding a refugium shortly, because I would like to add soft corals to my live rock
I am only about 11 but my dad said I can get a bamboo shark so I am looking forward to it but i am scared that it will die.
I am a shark lover. i love sharks and the black banded shark is very picky when it comes to eating when you first get it. i love how it swims, like a baby jaws. they are lazy as a baby they just eat sleep and play at night. its a good shark and i cant wait till it grows larger. i have 3 60 gallon pumps for it and my salt level and temp is perfect.
I have kept Bamboo Cat Sharks without trouble with White Tip Reef sharks. My tank is 6,700 litres (17.5 foot by 4 foot by 5 foot) or 5.1 metres by 1.25 x 1.1 metres.
The two White tips and two cat sharks went well together.
If anyone thinks they are upset, please visit.
They eat out my hand, appreciate visitors and enjoy games of interaction. Following cloths, chasing bait fish and wrestling with octopus legs.
They are fed three times per week.
If they get gators a little iodine on their squid or cuttlefish helps.