Desmopuntius rhomboocellatus

Explanation of the symbols


Family : Cyprinidae
Origin : Probably Borneo
Length : 5 cm - 2"
Min. length aquarium : 60 cm - 25"
English name : Rhomb Barb
Peaceful schooling fish that you can keep in a community aquarium together with other peaceful fishes.  The aquarium should be planted on the sides and background.  In the middle you should leave a enough free swimming space. 

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

About breeding in the aquarium not much is known.

Photo Credit

Sam Jaffe

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