Barbus aboinensis

Explanation of the symbols


Family : Cyprinidae
Origin : Nigeria
Length : 8 cm - 3"
Min.length aquarium : 80 cm - 30"
Peaceful schooling fish. You should keep a group of at least 10-12.  The aquarium should be planted densely on the sides and background, because they need hiding places.  In the middle you should leave a lot of free swimming space. 

They are omnivorous.  You should give them e great variety of live, frozen and dry food.

About breeding in the aquarium not much is known.

Photo Credit

Ariel Bornstein

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