Puntius everetti
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Puntius everetti

Common Names: Clown Barb
Synonyms: Barbodes everetti
Barbus everetti
Family: Cyprinidae
Category: Cyprinids
Distribution: Asia; Southeast Asia.
Main Ecosystem: River; River
Temperament: Peaceful; Peaceful and active.
Diet: Ominvore; Ominvore
Care: Flakes are the preffered food. Make sure there is plenty of swimming room in the tank as the Clown Barb is very active. Plant the edges of the tank. Add some rocks and hollows as hiding places.
6 - 6.5
24°C - 29°C
75°F - 84°F
8 dH - 12 dH
Potential Size: Male: 15cm (5.9")
Female: 15cm (5.9")
Water Region: All; All
Activity: Diurnal; Diurnal
Gender: Males are slender and more brightly coloured.
Breeding: Use a large, wide tank, with a low water level. Only use older males; many unsuccessful breeding attempts are due to a male that is too young. Use a neutral pH and medium-soft water. The males and females should be separated for a few weeks and fed live foods for conditioning.
Main Colours: Pink, Black
Markings: Not Specified
Mouth: Normal
Tail: Concave
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Submitted By: Adam
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