Red Stripe Rasbora (Rasbora pauciperforata)

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Red Stripe Rasbora

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Red Stripe Rasbora

Rasbora pauciperforata

Moderate

56.781 liters
56,781.177 mL
56.8 Litres (15 US G.)

2.756 in 6-7 cm (2.4-2.8")

sg

Freshwater

pH

5.0 - 6.0

296.15 K
73.4 °F
533.07 °R
298.15 K
77 °F
536.67 °R
23 -25 °C (73.4-77°F)

5-12 °d

1:2 M:F

Uncommon

3-5 years




Contents

Alternative names

Redstripe Rasbora, Glowlight Rasbora

Sexing

Females are plumper.

Tank compatibility

Middle feeder. Though prefers to stay near the substrate.

Diet

Typical Rasbora feeder. Takes flake, prefers live food and meat.

Feeding regime

Two or more times a day when young.

Environment Specifics

Likes plants to hide amongst.

Behaviour

Rather timid and peaceful fish, prefers being in a shoal of at least 6.

Identification

An small elongated fish with a forked tail. The belly is white while the back is olive-brown with the body being brownish-grey. The fins are smoky-grey. A healthy fish develop a bright red stripe that runs from the tip of the snout, through the upper part of the iris and to the caudal fin.
Looks like an elongated Glowlight Tetra (Hemigrammus erythrozonus).

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