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Nurse Shark

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Nurse Shark


The Nurse Shark is a shark in the family Ginglymostomatidae. Nurse sharks can reach a length of up to 10 feet (In wild). Nurse sharks are able to respire while stationary by pumping water through their mouths and out gills.

The Nurse Shark should not be kept with any other sharks that can fit in it's mouth. They will eat anything small (fish, crabs, and other sharks). It is recommended to supplement the Nurse Shark with vitamins and iodine. This species requires a very large tank or pond. A rock structure can be also used to allow the shark to hide.


**Special order species. When pre order is placed, shark will be requested at distributor**


!! Each shark purchase comes with a free 3 month supply of Mazuri shark vitamins !!



Tank/Pond Size: 1,000 gallons @ 14-20 Inches

Temp: 68-75 Degrees

Salinity: 1.020 to 1.023

Diet: Small fish/crabs/squid/meaty foods

Can be agressive towards fish or other sharks

Bottom dwelling shark

Acclimation time: 2/3 hours



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