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Do Sharks Have Teeth?

Sharks are one of the big predators that live in the ocean. These creatures tend to swallow their prey. However, you may still wonder whether they have teeth and what they do with it. A lot of studies have come up whether sharks have teeth and the answer is YES!. Sharks have teeth but the teeth type varies. The teeth …

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Are Sharks Afraid of Humans?

We know many of us are afraid of sharks. Therefore, we try to stay away from them even if it means not going to the ocean. But, would these sea creatures stay away from humans? Are sharks afraid of humans? The truth is that sharks have every reason to be afraid of humans. And, yes, sharks are afraid of humans. …

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Which Sharks Can Live in Freshwater?

Sharks are marine water creatures that live in oceans and seas. With this, you may wonder if you can ever find sharks in freshwater. Or, if it is possible, which sharks can live in freshwater? When we talk about freshwater, we mean water that is not salty. Hence, Rivers, Streams, and Lakes are all freshwaters. Ocean water is salty. So, …

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PAROON SHARK – Features and Aquarium Advice

Paroon shark (Pangasius sanitwongsei) is an extremely large catfish that is often confused with Iridescent shark (Pangasius hypophthalmus) when young because of their similarities. It is a freshwater fish, found in the Chao Phraya river in Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and the basis of the Mekong in Indochina. These sharks belong to the family of Pangasiidsae which means they are not …

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SILVER APOLLO SHARK – Complete Aquarium Guide

Silver Apollo Shark is a trading name for freshwater aquarium sharks consisting of three look-alike species. These include the Luciosoma setigerum (Silver apollo shark), Luciosoma pellegrini, and Luciosoma spilopleura (long-finned Apollo shark). These species appear very much alike that except for close observations, you may not notice their differences. More so, they all have related needs in terms of care …

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IRIDESCENT SHARK CATFISH – Description and Aquarium Care

Iridescent Shark, judging by its name is an attractive fish that has many common names such as Pangasius Catfish, Siamese Shark, and Sutchi Catfish. These fish originate from Southeast Asia like Thailand, the Chao Phraya River, and also in Mekong Basin. Its name Iridescent Shark is a result of its shark-like appearance. Iridescent shark catfish belong to the family of …

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HARLEQUIN SHARK – Aquarium Advice and Care Sheet

Just like most other so-called aquarium sharks, the Harlequin shark (Labeo cyclorhychus) is a freshwater fish species from the Family Cyprinidae. Most Aquarium hobbyists desire this fish because of its attractive body patterns. The aquarium hobby also recognizes this fish as harlequin sharkminnow or variegated shark. The latter name goes with the description of this species by Pellegrin (1901) as …

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CHINESE HIGH-FIN BANDED SHARK – A Complete Guide to Shark Keepers

The Chinese High-Fin Banded shark is a popular fish in the aquarium trade. These species belong to the family Castomidae. The appearance of this freshwater aquarium fish makes it a great keep for an aquarium. More so, it is peaceful and may not cause trouble in captivity. However, this pet shark is not suitable for most home aquariums. Of course, …