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Shark Egg EXPERT ONLY

Greek Name: (Chiloscyllium sp.)

$49.99

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Shark Egg Shark Egg is hardy. Because of its abundance and its relatively low price this Shark eggs are among the most frequently kept by sharks in aquariums.

For adults, it is recommended to have a minimum of 360 gallons or more in an aquarium. Sand is the best substrate for the aquarium since the abdomen can be easily scratched with a more coarse substrate, which can cause infection. It is never exposed to copper-based drugs. It can consume any crustacean that is in your aquarium.

The time for hatching of eggs can vary between one and six weeks, depending upon the development stage as well as the conditions of the aquarium. After hatching, provide small pieces of squid that have been cleaned as well as live shrimp from the saltwater feeder to attract the fish to take a bite. Then, it can be fed with scallops, shrimp or fresh pieces of marine fish.

Approximate Purchase Size: 2-3/4″ to 3-1/2″

Please notethat we assure you that ALL aquarium species we sell will arrive in good shape. But, due to the greater amount of attention required for this specific species, it is designated “Expert only.” This species is suggested only to the aquarist who is an expert or zoo institution. Expert only aquatic life is not covered by our warranty after arrival.

 

Category:

Care Level

Expert Only

Temperament

Aggressive

Color Form

Tan

Diet

Carnivore

Reef Compatible

No

Water Conditions

sg 1.020-1.025, 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4

Max Size

4"

Origin

Indo-Pacific

Family

Orectolobidae

Minimum Tank

360 gallons

Description

General information on Shark Egg

The Shark Egg is durable. Because of its accessibility and relatively inexpensive cost, The time to hatch shark eggs can range between one and six weeks, depending on the level of development as well as the environmental conditions at the aquarium.

 

Shark Egg Diet & Nutrition

It is a fan of meaty foods It can be challenging to feed at first and sharks that are stressed could consume food for weeks prior to eating. When they first come into your aquarium, tiny pieces of squid that have been cleaned and live feeder shrimp in saltwater must be served to lure the fish to take a bite. Sharks eat a variety of cut crustaceans, including scallops, shrimp, slices from fresh fish whole cockles inside the shell fresh shrimp, and pieces of cleaned squid. Also, frozen mussels are a great choice. Do not feed using your hand, but should you require a larger feeding stick. It should be fed at least 2-4 times per week Avoid overfeeding. Sharks should consume 35 percent of body weight every week. Sharks that are still young should be fed only in small amounts daily. A shark’s stomach should not expand in size in the event of a shark being pregnant. when you begin to notice an enormous belly on the shark, it is best to cut back on the amount you’re feeding. Freezing the food they eat for seven days or more will assist in killing any bacteria or parasites found within the meal. Food that is frozen for longer than 12 months shouldn’t be fed to sharks. Make sure it eat your food prior to six months. Soaking meals in a liquid vitamin can increase in vitamins and minerals that are essential to this shark’s health. Also, sharks require a supplement source of iodine to help prevent goiter disease.

Additional information

Size

Large, Medium, Small

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