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Chomper



Common Name: Bala Shark
Sci Name: Balantiocheilus metanoplerus
Max Size: 14"
Feeding: Omnivorous

We had Chomper for about 2-3 years. He got his
name because he would go to the top of the tank
and would chomp on the water makeing a clicking
sound. Hence came his name Chomper.

We came home on day from work and he had lost
a lot of his scales. It looked like he had gotten
stuck between a rock and the glass and in an
attemp to get free he scraped all of his scales
off. He was dead by the next day. He was such
a pretty fish. He was a good 6 inches long.