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Barbus sublineatus (Morse Barb)
An elongate, semi-transparent barb with a yellowy tint and a think black line running from behind the eye to the base of the tail.
Fish information (behaviour and breeding):
An active, schooling fish that needs a tank with plenty of swimming room and vegetation along the back and edges. A peaceful species, it can be combined easily with other small African barbs and tetras, dwarf upside down catfish, and peaceful dwarf cichlids.
Breeding unknown in captivity.
|Water Parameters||Neutral water conditions preferred|
Useful sources of information:
For a well illustrated and detailed reference guide on this and many other fish, consider the Baensch Aquarium Atlases. Volume 1 contains all the common species, and later volumes cover more unusual species. You can buy these books here.