Barbonymus schwanenfeldii

Explanation of the symbols


Family : Cyprinidae
Origin : Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo
Length : 35 cm - 14"
Min. length aquarium : 200 cm - 80"
English name : Tinfoil Barb
Lively schooling fish that needs a lot of free swimming space.  The aquarium should be planted densely on the sides and background.  He likes to dig in the substrate, a sandy substrate is necessary and the plants should be anchored very well.  They are only suited for a large aquarium.

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

This species has not been bred in the aquarium yet.



Photo Credit
The Cichlid Scene

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