Leptobarbus hoevenii

Explanation of the symbols


Family : Cyprinidae
Origin : Thailand, Indonesia
Length : 50 cm - 20"
Min. length aquarium : 300 cm - 120"
English name : Redfinned Cigar Shark
Peaceful, lively schooling fish that is only suited for a large aquarium.  The aquarium should be planted densely on the sides and background.  Driftwood and roots can be used for decoration as well.  You should leave enough free swimming space in the middle.

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

About breeding in the aquarium nothing is known.

Photo Credit

Jan Bukkems

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