any idea what kind of shark ur other half might want? Because some shark can be danger to put in a community tank alone with other but some r very peaceful. You can find ur type of shark species here http/www.fishprofiles.com/profiles/fw/ca...sp?id=Cyprinids
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I agree with the above. What size tank have you got because you could for instance keep some silver sharks as they are very peaceful shoalers but grow to an enormous 14 inches in a spacious tank (minimum 90g). However, in a smaller tank the red tailed black shark grows to about 5 inches but can be a chaser. The red finned or ruby shark grows to 6 inches and is fairly peaceful. Of course if your other half wants big sharks perhaps he could buy you a REALLY big tank.
if you're concerned about the fry, that no shark like will do, nor your neons and the livebearers itself for that matter. All fish will eat the newborn fry, in a heavily planted tank, you might be lucky and have some go in hiding untill they're big enough. But seeing as it's not unusual to have anything between 40 and 100 fry every 2 or 3 weeks (per fish), it wouldn't be good if all survived anyway
It would indeed be nice to know how big your tank is. Some sharks will have to be kept on their own completely, others can go in community tanks but not with their own kind, and others need to be kept in groups ... as you can see, its hard for us to advice you right now.
Having used my psycic powers, I've found that the tank is about 40-42 gallons. And it contains mollys, platys, zebra (danios?), catfish(type?), shrimp and apple snails. Yes, feel free to bow down before my superior skill
well if you are wanting a shark with fry id say no.i was told my ruby shark would be fine with my large fish at first but he was bullied becasue he was so small.then i moved him to the small tank where he has started shredding the guppies fins for fun.so ifd say no,they can be peacuful but then again they can be little devils.