The Columbian shark is an up and comer in the aquarium hobby and can reach lengths of up to two feet. The Columbian Shark has an long body with silver colors, the Columbian Shark has a wide head and a large mouth with its eyes protruding from its head. The Columbian Shark is sold as a freshwater fish, but the Columbian shark is best suited for a brackish aquarium. When young however, the Columbian shark can be kept in freshwater but as the fish matures you want to move it to a more brackish style aquarium to keep it from developing lethal skin conditions. Feeding of these fish is very easy and you can give this species any type of food from sinking pellets, live insects, earthworms, all the way to small fish.
Origin: Central, North, and South America
Size: Can grow up to 10 inches at full maturity
Aquarium: Freshwater Tank, plenty of plants and rocks to provide hiding places.
Minimum Tank Size: 70 Gallons
Compatibility: Can be kept with other peaceful fish.