It requires sand as the substrate in the aquarium, as the abdomen is easily scratched by a coarser substrate, thus causing infection. It should never be exposed to copper-based medications. It will eat any crustacean in the aquarium.The hatching time of the egg will be anywhere from 1 to 6 weeks depending on the stage of development and the environmental conditions in the aquarium.Once the Banded Shark egg hatches the fish will need some live feeder ghost shrimp to feed. Research before purchasing and enjoy the experience - hatching will occur someint within six weeks of arrival.
- Scientific Name:Chiloscyllium sp
- Origin: Indo
- Diet: Cleaned squid or live saltwater feeder shrimp in order to entice this fish to eat. Then it may be fed shrimp, scallops or pieces of fresh marine fish.
- Appromixate Size:3 1/2 to 4