African Barbs


AfricaBarbsAdditional Information: Imported size 15mm. Much sought after, colourful though a little on the small size. Ideal tank companion for the popular Galaxy Rasbora? And for the popular nano-aquariums which are now big sellers! This fish scatters eggs the normal barb fashion and prefers dim lit tanks around 23°C. Males are more colourful and have more colour in the fins than the females;Synonyms: Capoeta hulstaerti, Puntius hulstaerti

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Product Description

Synonyms: Capoeta hulstaerti, Puntius hulstaerti
Common Names: African Butterfly Barb, Butterfly Barb, Dwarf African Butterfly Barb
Family: Cyprinidae
Continent: Africa
Distribution: Congo, import from Zaire
Habitat: freshwater rivers & streams
Food: small live foods & commercial foods.
Water Temperature: 23-24°C
Water Chemistry: pH 6.0-7.0FBAS
Size: Males [30mm] Females [30mm]
FBAS Class: B
Temperament: peaceful; good community fish
Aquarium Size: 30cm or longer
Gender Differences: males more colourful, females plumper
Breeding: not easily bred; egg scatterer

Additional Information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 10 cm


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