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Puntius rhomboocellatus

Category: Barbs

Size: 3-4cm

Price: £3.95 each

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Stock: 6 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 7.0 and Neutral
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: Buy 10 or more Puntius rhomboocellatus and get 5% off!!
Size: 3-4cm

Desmopuntius rhomboocellatus

A medium sized barb with a orange to red brackground colour and distinctive greeny-black blotches on the flanks. Some fish have a reddish tint around the face and gills.

Sexual differences uncertain, but males are probably more brightly coloured than the females.

Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

A schooling fish that must be kept in groups of eight or more specimens. Generally peaceful, this species is not known to be a fin-nipper, but since it is so rarely kept it is wise to observe these fish and perhaps avoid mixing them with long-finned fish such as angelfish or gouramis. As with most other barbs, these fish are omnivores, and it is important to provide a balance of meaty and vegetable foods.

Not yet bred in captivity, but presumably similar to other Asian barbs.

Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Borneo
Temperature 23-28C
Size 8 cm
Water Parameters Soft, acidic water essential
Water PH 6.0-7.0