Shark needs a new home
Could you adopt a shark?
Leah and Richard Jackson, of Felderland Close, Park Wood,
rescued a black shark four years ago, but it has now outgrown its
four-foot tank and needs to be urgently relocated, along with a
14in pleco and a 4in gourami.
The fish, simply named Black Shark, has already grown to 17in
and can grow up to two feet.
Mum-of-three Mrs Jackson, 30, said: “The tank is falling apart
and the last thing I want is 150 litres of water gushing out into
my lounge. I’m sad to see the fish go, especially the black shark
as it’s such a beautiful creature, but there’s no way I could get a
Another person who will miss the aquarium is son Josh, six. The
couple also have daughters Charley five, and two-year-old
Mrs Jackson, who also has two cats, two gerbils and five
rabbits, has contacted numerous pet shops, wildlife parks, fish
societies and zoos, in hope of finding the fish a new home, but
The ideal keeper would have experience with tropical species and
a tank which is bigger than four foot.
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