Tinfoil Barb Fish
Tinfoil Barb Fish –
These very active fish will swim in all areas of the aquarium. To keep them happy, keep them in a school of 5 or more of their own kind.
Though they are generally peaceful, they will eat smaller fish, so they are not always suitable for a community aquarium.
An aquarium best suited to this fish is large and roomy, with a fine gravel bottom and dense plantings along the edges.
Size: 13 inches (32 cm)
Temperature: 75°F – 80°F (24°C – 27°C)
Lifespan: 8 – 10 years
Origin / Habitat: Rivers in Thailand and Sumatra
Tinfoil Barb Temperament / Behavior: This fish can be peaceful enough for a very large community tank, but it may eat smaller fish.
Aquarium Size: 75 gallons (284 litres) minimum
Tank Mates: May go well with Bala Shark, Pleco, Silver Dollar and other large fish
Diet / Foods: A herbivore – provide a varied diet with algae wafers, pellet food and frozen food.
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