|| Trigonostigma hengeli
||Hengels Rasbora, Glowlight Rasbora.
||Slightly over 1 inch (3 cm).
||ASIA: A blackwater species native to Indonesian
islands of Sumatra and Borneo.
|Min Tank Size:
||15 Gallons for a singles species tank with a nice
school. Due to their active nature it's best to keep this species
in a tank at least 24" (60 cm) in length.
||Omnivorous: In its habitat it feeds on insects,
crustaceans, worms and zooplankton. It readily accepts prepared
foods, but colouration will be best with some frozen or live foods
and these will also aid in attempts at spawning the fish.
||Very peaceful, suitable for any aquarium of non-aggressive
fishes. A shoaling fish that should be kept in groups of at least
8, but thrive in larger groups.
||Soft to moderately hard (hardness to 10 dGH), acidic
pH 5.5 to 7.0 water, temperature 73-82°F (23-28°C).
||This fish does best in a thickly-planted and dimly
lit aquarium with a dark substrate, some swimming room is essential.
The fish occurs in very slow-moving streams and needs very minimal
||Suitable for any aquarium of small, non-aggressive
||Easy, as long as water parameters remain stable.