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Spanner Barb Barbus lateristriga

Category: Barbs

Size: 6-8cm

Price: £5.95 each

Discount: Buy 6 or more Spanner Barb Barbus lateristriga and get 10% off!!

Stock: 20 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: Buy 6 or more Spanner Barb Barbus lateristriga and get 10% off!!
Size: 6-8cm

Barbus lateristriga (Spanner Barb)

This species is a relatively large but peaceful fish that fits nicely into community tanks containing sturdy but peaceful fish. Large gouramis, non-predatory catfish, and the more docile cichlids would all work well with this fish.

Essentially a yellowy-silver fish, somewhat deep bodied, and with two vertical black bands at the front and a horizontal black band that runs from just behind the gills to the base of the tail.

Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

Sturdy and undemanding, this fish should be kept in groups of five or more specimens. It will eat most foods, but ideally offer it a mixture of meaty and vegetable foods. Bloodworms, vegetarian flake, and blanched lettuce would make ideal staples. It will eat small fish!

Not commonly bred in captivity due to its size, but relatively easy to spawn in the same way as other barbs.

Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution South East Asia
Temperature 25-28 C
Size 18 cm
Water Parameters Soft, acidic water preferred
Water PH 6.5-7.5