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Product Details

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Size

4cm - 10cm

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Care Level

Low

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Temperament

Peaceful

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Water Conditions

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  • The Denison Barb, also known as the Red Line Torpedo Barb, is a striking fish with a unique appearance.
  • They have a torpedo-shaped body with a distinctive lateral red stripe that runs along their sides.

Behavior:

  • Denison Barbs are active and lively fish that enjoy swimming in open water.
  • They are peaceful and can be kept in community aquariums with other similar-sized peaceful fish.

Habitat and Range:

  • This species is native to the Western Ghats region of India.

Tank Requirements:

  • Provide a spacious tank with plenty of open swimming space.
  • Decorate the tank with rocks, driftwood, and live plants to create hiding spots and natural aesthetics.

Feeding:

  • Denison Barbs are omnivores and have a varied diet.
  • Offer them high-quality flakes, pellets, and a mix of live or frozen foods like brine shrimp and daphnia.

Water Parameters:

  • Temperature: Maintain the water temperature around 72°F to 79°F (22°C to 26°C).
  • pH Level: Aim for a slightly acidic to neutral pH, ranging from 6.5 to 7.5.
  • Water Hardness: Prefer a moderate hardness, around 5 to 12 dGH.

Compatibility:

  • Denison Barbs can be kept with other peaceful fish species that share similar water parameters.
  • Avoid keeping them with aggressive or larger fish that might intimidate them.

Breeding:

  • Breeding Denison Barbs in captivity can be challenging and requires specific conditions.
  • They are not commonly bred in home aquariums.

Care and Considerations:

  • Regular water changes and efficient filtration are essential for maintaining water quality.
  • Observe their behavior and appearance to ensure they are thriving and showing no signs of stress or illness.
  • Provide a varied diet to ensure their nutritional needs are met.

Puntius denisonii

SGD 62.50

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Product Options

4cm (100 pieces)

9-10cm (50 pieces)

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