Tinfoil Barb (Barbonymus schwanenfeldii)
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Tinfoil Barb (Barbonymus schwanenfeldii)


Common Name: Tinfoil Barb
Proper Name: Barbonymus schwanenfeldii
Category: Cyprinids
Temperature: 23 - 30 C
Temperament Schooling
Maximum Size: 45 cm
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These fishes will not eat crinum sp. or moss, although they tend to uproot them. Make sure that they are firmly anchored. Java fern is eaten by these barbs...
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a very boisterous fish i never thought that it is. because before i place some plants like rotala macrandra and pennywort and after a 1 day they all died. they are uprooted eaten and nibbled... Poor plants T.T
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Aren't these altus? The noticable difference is in the outer tail is missing the distinct black markings.


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