Common Name: Tinfoil Barb.

Scientific Name: Barbonymus schwanenfeldii.

Max size: 35cm

Origin: Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia.

pH Range: 6.0 - 7.5

Temperature: 22 - 28°C

Temperament with same species: Peaceful.

Temperament with other species: Peaceful.

Tank Level: All Levels.

Lifespan: 10 years.

Reproduce: Spawning.

Aquarium Setup: Tinfoil Barbs will do best and are most effectively displayed in tanks that simulate their natural habitat. They will appreciate an aquarium with a substrate of sand or gravel and scattered smooth rocks or pebbles. Tinfoil Barbs are best kept in schools of six to ten or more fish.

Sexing: Difficult.

Breeding: Difficult in an Aquarum.

** Tinfoil Barb ** 8,000 KHR

SKU: 5854020001517
  • Species Details

    Common Name

    Tinfoil Barb

    Scientific Name

    Barbonymus schwanenfeldii


    Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia.

    Max Size 35cm
    Community Safe Yes
    pH Range

    6.0 - 7.5

    Diet Type Omnivore
    Min Tank Size  Medium - Large
    Temperature Range 22 - 28°C
    Care Level Easy

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