Clown Barb Tropical Fish InformationBarbodes dunckeri
Behaviour Active & peaceful
Typical size 12cm
Max size 15cm
Tank Area Middle, bottom
Min Tank Size 90cm
Min Number in Tank 4
Temp Min: 24℃ Max: 30℃
Feeding Flake, frozen, vegetable matter, live foods
pH Range 6-7.5
Clown Barb (Barbodes dunckeri)
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The clown barb is a typical medium sized barb with an active and peaceful nature.
The farmed Clown Barb is and always has been sold as Puntius/Barbodes everetti but is in fact Barbodes dunckeri. Barbodes everetti is not farmed and rarely imported.
It is best kept in medium to large aquariums with plenty of open swimming spaces and hiding spots in wood, rocks or plants. Prefers slightly soft and acidic warmer water and is best mixed with other similar sized active fishes. May eat delicate plants so hardy plant species are recommended.
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