Rasbora trilineata
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Rasbora trilineata

Common Names: Scissortail Rasbora
Three Lined Rasbora
Family: Cyprinidae
Category: Cyprinids
Distribution: Asia; Western Asia.
Main Ecosystem: River; River
Temperament: Schooling; Peaceful.
Diet: Carnivore; Carnivore
Care: Easy to feed, just use flakes. The Scissortail Rasbora needs a long tank with planty of swimming room.
6 - 8
23°C - 26°C
73°F - 79°F
5 dH - 12 dH
Potential Size: Male: 13cm (5.1")
Female: 13cm (5.1")
Water Region: Middle, Surface; Middle-Surface
Activity: Diurnal; Diurnal
Gender: Hard to distinguish. Males are smaller and more slender.
Breeding: Can be difficult. Use a long tank with dense vegetation around the edges as the eggs are laid on plants. The parents should be removed after spawning. The babies hatch after 24 hours. A pH drop to 5.0 and feeding black worms may help initiate spawning
Comments: Should be kept in small schools.
Main Colours: White, Black
Markings: Striped And Spotted
Mouth: Normal
Tail: Forked
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Submitted By: Adam
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