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Drape Fin Barb | Adult

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SKU: AABARB000011-2 Categories: , ,
  • Minimum Tank Size: 20 gal (76 L) – A tank of 50 – 60 gallons is advisable for a school of 6 or more of these active swimmers.
  • Substrate Type: Any
  • Lighting Needs: Low – subdued lighting
  • Temperature: 72.0 to 82.0° F (22.2 to 27.8° C)
  • Range ph: 6.5-8.0
  • Hardness Range: 4 – 20 dKH
  • Fresh Water: Yes
  • Water Movement: Moderate
  • Water Region: Middle – mostly inhabit the middle & Top of the aquarium.

Drape Fin Barb is Best kept in a well-decorated set-up with aquatic vegetation and woody structures. The addition of some floating plants to diffuse the light entering the aquarium also seems to be appreciated and the addition of dried leaf litter can add a natural feel. Filtration, or at least water flow, should be relatively gentle, and use a soft substrate if possible since Oreichthys species have miniscule sensory bristles on the lower jaw which are used when foraging.

Scientific Name: Oreichthys Crenuchoides

Adult Size of fish – inches: 1.18 inches (3 cm)

Lifespan: 3 years – They have a lifespan of 3 to 5 years.

Aquarium Hardinesshardy

Aquarist Experience LevelBasic