|| Barbonymus schwanenfeldii
||Tin Foil Barb
||Up to 13.75 in (35 cm)
|| ASIA: Rivers and Lake in Borneo, Sumatra and Thailand.
||Should not be considered a home aquarium fish, young
are sometimes seen for sale and caution should taken before purchasing.
It is unfair to subject any animal to less than ideal living conditions.
|Min Tank Size:
||At least 125 gallons for young, public aquarium
for mature specimens.
||Omnivorous, prefers plant based but will accept
all types of food, flake, frozen and pellets.
||lively and peaceful, will eat anything it can fit
into its' mouth.
||Temperature of 70°F to 77°F (21°-25° C) ,pH range:
6.0 – 7.7; dH range: 2 - 10.
||Easy and hardy. Needs lots of large open swimming
|| Very large cichlids and catfish or keep alone or
in a small group. Will form schools.
||Poor, grows to large for most home aquaria.