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.
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.
Breeding: Difficult in an Aquarum.
** Tinfoil Barb ** 8,000 KHR
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