Chinese barb, Half-Banded Barb.
|Size:||3 in (7.5 cm)|
|Min Tank Size:||At least 40″ in length.|
|Habitat:||Asia: Red River basin, southwestern China, including Hainan.|
|Diet:||Omvivorous, flake, live food, Algae and plants.|
|Behavior:||Peaceful, has been known to be an aggressive eater, feed at both ends of the tank.|
|Water:||Temperature 64-75°F (18-24°C), pH 6.0-8.0 , dH range: 5.0-19.0°|
|Care:||Like other barbs, likes to be kept in a school of 6 or more individuals.|
|Communities:||Good, avoid very slow fish that may be intimidated by quick movement.|
|Suitability:||Good for all.|
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