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Oreichthys cosuatis

Family: Cyprinidae
Species: Oreichthys cosuatis
Common Name: Indian Hifin Barb
Size: Up to 3.1 inches (8 cm)
Habitat: ASIA: Bangladesh, Thailand and Myanmar.
Min Tank Size: 20 gallon long for a school.
Diet: Omnivorous, flake, Frozen, and live food. Supplement with Green material
Behavior: Peaceful,keep in schools of at least six. Will develop a pecking order.
Water: Adaptable, Temperature 72 to 82°F (24 27°C) pH range: 6.5 7.5; dH range: 5 - 16
Care: Moderate, needs open swimming space and plenty of hiding areas. A well planted dim tank is best.
Communities: Not the best, shy and reclusive. Keep with other small peaceful fish.
Suitability: Good, can be difficult to acclimate.

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