Puntius sahyadriensis

Explanation of the symbols


Family : Cyprinidae
Origin : India
Length : 7 cm - 3"
Min.length aquarium : 80 cm - 30"
English name : Khavli Barb
Peaceful schooling fish that can be kept together with other peaceful fishes in a community aquarium.  The aquarium should be planted densely on the sides and background because they need hiding places.  Don't use plants with soft leaves because these fishes will eat them. 

The are omnivorous but they like vegetable food like algae and soft plants most.  Frozen and dry food are accepted as well.

About breeding in the aquarium nothing is known.

Photo Credit

Zhou Hang

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