Aquarium Sharks

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Sharks that are commonly kept in the aquarium.

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Which sharks are best for ponds? Great question! That depends on the size of your pond. So let’s first take a look at some pond options and then we will talk about some suitable species for each sized pond.

Aquarium Pond Sharks

Which sharks are best for ponds? Great question! That depends on the size of your pond. So let’s first take a look at some pond options and then we will talk about some suitable species for each sized pond.

Coral Cat Shark named Yoshi Aquarium Sharks, Shark Names, Cat Shark, Confused, Yoshi, Bamboo, Coral, Cats, Gatos
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The Coral Cat Shark - Aquapparel

This is the Coral Cat Shark. Yoshi the Coral Cat Shark I have kept a few over the years. They are a very unique looking benthic or bottom dwelling shark. This shark was first discovered in 1830 by zoologist Edward Turner Bennett. Its original scientific name was Scyllium marmoratum. The word marmoratus in latin means

El Guapo the Mexican Horn Shark. Horn Shark, Aquarium Sharks, Interesting Facts, Horns, Fun Facts, Mexican, Animals, Cool Facts, Antlers
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The Horn Shark - Aquapparel

The Horn Shark gets its name from its short, blunt head with high ridges above their eyes. They have 2 spikes that they use for protection on their first and second dorsal fins which you can see on Link below. The Horn Shark belongs to the Heterodontidae family. Here are some interesting facts about the

The Grey Bamboo Shark belongs to the family Hemiscylliidae. Not a whole lot of information is available on these sharks so first let’s go over the basics and then I’ll share with you what my Grey Bamboo Shark Fatty has taught me. Aquarium Sharks, Bamboo, Fish, Pets, Grey, Animals, Animals And Pets, Mindful Gray, Animales
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Grey Bamboo Shark - Aquapparel

This shark is not as common in the aquarium trade and as a juvenile is mistaken for a Brown Banded Bamboo shark quite a bit. This is the Grey Bamboo Shark pictured below. Adult Grey Bamboo Shark They look like small shark pictured below as juveniles: You can tell them apart from the Brown Banded

This Brown Banded Bamboo Shark resting in their new large pond after being rescued by Aquapparel. The owner was very kind and wanted what was best long term for their full grown pet. Aquarium Sharks, Pet Shark, Brown Band, Interesting Facts, Pond, Fun Facts, Bamboo, Amazing, Animals
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The Brown Banded Bamboo Shark - Aquapparel

The most commonly available shark in the aquarium industry is the Brown Banded Bamboo shark. They look like this as juveniles (pictured on the left). Over time their bands fade and they look like this as adults (pictured on the right). This shark was rescued twice: Brown Banded Bamboo Shark The person who we got

The Walking Shark belongs to a group of fish called the Elasmobranchii fish. Most of the species that are available in the aquarium trade come from this family. Here are some interesting facts about the Walking Shark... Aquarium Sharks, Beautiful Girl Names, Pet Store, Marine Life, Fun Facts, Walking, Fish, Allegedly, Interesting Facts

The Epaulette Shark aka The Walking Shark - Aquapparel

This is a Walking Shark. It’s also called the Epaulette Shark. Both of the sharks in this blog post were rescued. There are ~440 known species of sharks. Of those 440 only about 20 or so need to swim in order to breathe. The rest, like the walking shark are buccal pumpers. The Walking Shark

Having a small shark as a pet is an intriguing idea to a lot of people who have home aquariums. However, there is a lot that the stores don’t tell you when they sell you a shark egg or a cute little baby shark that can fit into the palm of your hand at the time of purchase... Aquarium Sharks, Home Aquarium, Cute Little Baby, Little Babies, Small Shark, Baby Shark, Online Courses, Told You So, Pets

Why You Should Not Buy These Sharks - Aquapparel

Having a small shark as a pet is an intriguing idea to a lot of people who have home aquariums. However, there is a lot that the stores don’t tell you when they sell you a shark egg or a cute little baby shark that can fit into the palm of your hand at the

Learn how to raise a baby shark in a home aquarium. Aquarium Sharks, Home Aquarium, Baby Shark, Raising, Future, Crafts, Animal Pictures, Future Tense, Creative Crafts
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How to Raise a Baby Shark - Aquapparel

If you frequent saltwater aquarium stores, you have probably come across one of these: This is a Brown Banded Bamboo Shark egg. Inside, you can see the baby shark breathing and moving around. You can also see the yolk sack here which is where the shark gets it’s food from while it’s developing in the

Most people have probably never even seen a Horn Shark. They also probably don’t know that they hatch from eggs when they are born. The Horn Shark’s egg is one of the most unique egg cases that I have ever seen. This is what it looks like... Horn Shark, Shark S, Aquarium Sharks, Horns, Eggs, Cases, Unique, People, Antlers

What Does a Horn Shark’s Egg Look Like? - Aquapparel

Most people have probably never even seen a Horn Shark. They also probably don’t know that they hatch from eggs when they are born. The Horn Shark’s egg is one of the most unique egg cases that I have ever seen. This is what it looks like: Pretty cool, right? Just like the spikes on

Typically Horn Shark are primarily loners. They spend their entire life in a area no larger than 3,300 square feet. In the wild they will migrate to deeper water in order to stay warm during the winter, but they have never been recorded to travel more than 10 miles away from their home. They are relativity small reaching a max length of... Horn Shark, Aquarium Sharks, Deep Water, Stay Warm, Square Feet, Horns, Larger, Winter, Travel

How Does a Horn Shark Protect Itself? - Aquapparel

Typically Horn Shark are primarily loners. They spend their entire life in a area no larger than 3,300 square feet. In the wild they will migrate to deeper water in order to stay warm during the winter, but they have never been recorded to travel more than 10 miles away from their home. They are

This is Link my rescued Horn Shark. Learn all about his story and progress in the full article. Horn Shark, Aquarium Sharks, He Is Able, Freshwater Aquarium, Horns, Link, Antlers, Horn
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Meet Link The Horn Shark

This is Link my rescued Horn Shark. Learn all about his story and progress in the full article.

This is Link my rescued Horn Shark. Learn all about his story and progress in the full article. Horn Shark, Aquarium Sharks, He Is Able, Freshwater Aquarium, Horns, Meet, Link, Horn
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Meet Link The Horn Shark

This is Link my rescued Horn Shark. Learn all about his story and progress in the full article.

This is Link my rescued Horn Shark. Learn all about his story and progress in the full article. Horn Shark, Aquarium Sharks, He Is Able, Freshwater Aquarium, Stressed Out, Fresh Water, Horns, Horn
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Meet Link The Horn Shark

This is Link my rescued Horn Shark. Learn all about his story and progress in the full article.

Lots of updates to the shark pond! Check them out. Aquarium Sharks, Home Aquarium, My Best Friend, Best Friends, 16 Year Old, Marine Life, Pond, Stingrays, Learning
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2019 Shark Pond Update

I have been caring for and researching sharks and stingrays since I was 16 years old. I am now 35. In 2012 I started rescuing, rehabilitating and re-homing sharks that are commonly kept in the home aquarium with my good friend Matt Heyde. Click through to the article to learn about the current inhabitants of my pond, their stories and how my shark pond works.

A new born captive bred Epaulette Shark named Zelda. Aquarium Sharks, Shark Names, Online Courses, Zelda, Legend Of Zelda
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A new born captive bred Epaulette Shark named Zelda.

Pictured on the left is a baby Brown Banded Bamboo Shark. Pictured on the right is an adult Brown Banded Bamboo Shark. Aquarium Sharks, Brown Band, Online Courses, Bamboo, Pets, Pictures, Animals, Animals And Pets, Animales
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Pictured on the left is a baby Brown Banded Bamboo Shark. Pictured on the right is an adult Brown Banded Bamboo Shark.