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Filament Barb

 

Family: CYPRINIDAE
Species: Puntius filamentosus
Common Name: Filament Barb, Blackspot barb
Size: 6 in (15 cm)
Habitat: MAINLAND SOUTH ASIA: streams and rivers in southern India and Sri Lanka.
Min Tank Size: 55 gallons for a school.
Diet: Omnivorous, flake, Frozen, and live food.
Behavior: Peaceful, lively. Keep in schools of at least six.
Water: Temperature 68 to 76°F (20 25°C) pH range: 6.0 6.5; dH range: 2 - 15
Care: Easy, needs open areas to swim.
Communities: Good, is a jumper. Keep with larger peaceful species.
Suitability: Good

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