10 Gallon Tank Help Red Tail Shark Deformed

NahNah

This is my grandmas red tail shark. I’m a bit worried about it. She has had it for like 2 or 3 years, and it’s in a 10 gallon tank. The pictures aren’t great but it’s fins are all really small, in back fin is also small but the bottom portion is smaller than the upper part. Also it has no dorsal fin except a small protrusion on the top. What can I do to help it? I know that it needs at least a 50 gallon, and a 10 is way to small. I’m not able to take it because it can’t go in any of my tanks. What should I do?

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kcaskew

This is my grandmas red tail shark. I’m a bit worried about it. She has had it for like 2 or 3 years, and it’s in a 10 gallon tank. The pictures aren’t great but it’s fins are all really small, in back fin is also small but the bottom portion is smaller than the upper part. Also it has no dorsal fin except a small protrusion on the top. What can I do to help it? I know that it needs at least a 50 gallon, and a 10 is way to small. I’m not able to take it because it can’t go in any of my tanks. What should I do?

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You definitely need a bigger tank. A 20gal would be fine as well, that's what mine is kept in. A very knowledgeable breeder came to my.house to evaluate and said my 20 gal is perfect. Also, make sure none of the "hideaways" are too small, that can increase the chance of this happening. They need plenty of space to be able to move around and through.
 

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