Can Rainbow Sharks

Discussion in 'Rainbow Shark' started by snowballPLECO, May 22, 2018.

  1. snowballPLECO

    snowballPLECOValued MemberMember

    Burrow in sand? I just picked up a rainbow shark, first he was in a little cove and now he's nowhere to be seen.. 55g tank and I picked up every single decoration possible and still can't find him.
     
  2. NavyChief20

    NavyChief20Well Known MemberMember

    Dunno honestly. Its not out of the realm of possibilities but i dont think they are typically burrower types
     
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    snowballPLECO

    snowballPLECOValued MemberMember

    He was in his cove for 10minutes then disappeared, he couldnt have jumped and if he did i woulda found him i searched evwrywhwre and the filter. really weird.. perfect water parameters too.
     




  4. H Farnsworth

    H FarnsworthValued MemberMember

    How long has the tank been running? Also are there any places it could get wedged? I had two die from getting stuck in the exact same spot. Each time I couldn’t find them had to look closely.
     




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    snowballPLECO

    snowballPLECOValued MemberMember

    I picked up all the decorations, I can do it again. Tanks been running for a while its got great parameters, pristine conditions. I just got this guy 2 hours ago
     
  6. AJE

    AJEWell Known MemberMember

    What other tank mates are there any able to eat him?
     
  7. H Farnsworth

    H FarnsworthValued MemberMember

    Mine were lost up inside a decoration
     
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    snowballPLECO

    snowballPLECOValued MemberMember

    4 bolivians, 1 firemouth and a snowball pleco. 55g tank.
     
  9. AJE

    AJEWell Known MemberMember

    How big are the fire mouthed and how big was the shark?
     
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    snowballPLECO

    snowballPLECOValued MemberMember

    Update: He's back in his cove... lol, all my fish are juveniles so they cant really eat eachother just yet
     
  11. NavyChief20

    NavyChief20Well Known MemberMember

    Secure from battlestations
     
  12. H Farnsworth

    H FarnsworthValued MemberMember

    Good stuff. I love my rainbow shark. I’d say it’s the centerpiece fish in my tank, about 5 inches might go a bit more. I know I’ve seen them bigger than 5 inches.
     
  13. AJE

    AJEWell Known MemberMember

    Were
    was he?
     




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