Barbus fasciatus

Common Names: Banded Barb
Ember Barb
Panda Barb
Family: Cyprinidae
Category: Cyprinids
Distribution: Asia; Asia
Main Ecosystem: River; River
Temperament: Active; Active
Diet: Carnivore; Carnivore
Care: This very active fish prefers living in a school in a large aquarium that is densely planted. These fish relish bloodworms and brine shrimp. They are usually not very interested in flake foods.

6.2 - 7.4
20°C - 27°C
68°F - 81°F
7 dH - 12 dH
Potential Size: Male: 7cm (2.8")
Female: 7cm (2.8")
Water Region: Middle; Middle
Activity: NonSpecific; Non Specific
Gender: The males have a grey/black flush on there faces.
Breeding: Raise the temperature to 26C and use broad leave plants to stimulate breeding. The male feamale ratio is 2males to 1 feamale.
Main Colours: Pink, Black, Grey
Markings: Spots Large
Mouth: Normal
Tail: Concave
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Submitted By: Alex
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