Gangetic Scissortail Rasbora (Rasbora rasbora)

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Gangetic Scissortail Rasbora

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Gangetic Scissortail Rasbora

Rasbora rasbora

Moderate

95 Litres (25 US G.)

10-13 cm (3.9-5.1")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.0 - 7.0

293.15 K
68 °F
527.67 °R
299.15 K
78.8 °F
538.47 °R
20 -26 °C (68-78.8°F)

8-10 °d

1:3 M:F

Uncommon

5-8 years





Additional names

Ganges Rasbora, Gangetic Scissortail Rasbora

Additional scientific names

Cyprinus rasbora, Leuciscus rasbora, Leuciscus microcephalus


Origin

Sexing

Males are more slender than females. Females are determined by the roundness of their body; this is best seen by looking down into the tank.

Tank compatibility

Rasboras are great community fish, but do better when in groups of six or more.

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Be sure to have a secure lid, these fish are exceptionally good jumpers and they need lots of room to swim.

Behaviour

Identification

Scissortail Rasboras can grow up to six inches in length, and can be identified by their silver scales and black horizontal strip on there tail.

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