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Blue spotted hill trout Barilius bakeri

Category: Cyprinids - Miscellaneous

Size: 4-5cm

Price: £9.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 4 in stock

Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Cannot be sexed
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.8 and Hard
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 4-5cm

Barilius bakeri (Blue spotted hill trout)

Large, schooling fish from fast flowing waters. These fish are cyprinids closely related to the barbs, but superficially resemble trout.

This species is blue-silver with a series of around 10 or so narrow bands or blotches on the flanks. The males have orange edges to the caudal and anal fins, the females white.

Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

Because these fish are big, active, and predatory, they need to be kept in a suitably large aquarium. They like live foods such as earthworms but will also take frozen bloodworms, pellets, and large flakes.

Not commonly bred. These fish need to be conditioned at a low temperaure (around 15C) and then gradually warmed to around 24C. Eggs are scattered among plants and unguarded. The fry can be raised on small live foods.

Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution India
Temperature 18-22C
Size 15 cm
Water Parameters Neutral, well oxygenated
Water PH 7.0