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Scientific Name - Puntigrus Tetrazona
Our Size - 2-3cm
Max Size - 7-10cm
Temperature Range - 25-28°C
pH Range - 6.0-8.0
Diet - Their diet should consist of vegetable-based flake, freeze-dried and frozen foods, supplemented with small live foods, such as bloodworms, glass worms, brine shrimp.
Compatibility - They will work well with many fast-moving fish such as Danios, Platys and most Catfish. Best kept in groups of 6+. NOT to be kept with slow-moving fish with long flowing fins as barbs will chase and nip at them.
Our juvenile fish will vary from the image shown as our images are to show the potential colours and markings when at a fully mature size.
Dawkinsia filamentosa, filament barb is a species of barb. Young fish have barely any colour and black spots. They start having more colour at three months old. The fish is a swift swimmer. Males are larger than females and they fertilize eggs by swimming into the cloud of eggs.
Barbodes semifasciolatus, the Chinese barb, is a species of cyprinid fish native to the Red River basin in southeast Asia where they occur in fresh waters at depths of 5 metres or less. The captive variant popularly known as the gold barb or Schuberti barb is an extremely popular aquarium fish.