Filament Barb Tropical Fish InformationPuntius filamentosus
Behaviour Active, peaceful
Typical size 12cm
Max size 15cm
Tank Area Middle, all
Min Tank Size 90cm
Min Number 3
Temp Min: 20℃ Max: 25℃
Feeding Flake, dried, frozen, live foods
pH Range 6-7.5
Filament Barb (Puntius filamentosus)
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The Filament Barb is an active, lively, and peaceful fish which will do well under most conditions in a community of similarly sized fish. Provide plenty of swimming room along with densely vegetated areas and hiding spots. A varied diet will improve overall health.
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