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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.
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Scientific Name - Dawkinsia Filamentosa
Our Size - 5-7"
Max Size - 7"
Temperature Range - 22-29°C
pH Range - 5.5-7.0
Diet - It’s easily-fed but a balanced diet comprising regular meals of small live and frozen foods such as bloodworm, Daphnia, and Artemia alongside good quality dried flakes and granules.
Compatibility - An ideal addition to a peaceful community of riverine species alongside other schooling or shoaling fish.
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.
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.