Scissor-Tail Rasbora (Rasbora trilineata)
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132 Litres (35 US G.)
10.2-12.7cm (4-5 ")
6.0 - 7.5
23 -25 °C (73.4-77°F)
- Scissor-Tail Rasbora, Scissortail Rasbora, Three-Lined Rasbora
Sexing[edit | edit source]
- Females look wider and rounder when viewed from above.
Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]
- This fish must be kept in a shoal of 5 or more. Does well in an active and peaceful community set up. Should not be kept with very shy or long-finned fish, nor with very small fish or fry.
Diet[edit | edit source]
Feeding regime[edit | edit source]
- Feed once or twice a day.
Environment specifics[edit | edit source]
- Must have plenty of open swimming space. A secure lid is a must, these fish are known to jump.
Behaviour[edit | edit source]
- An active and fast-swimming shoaling fish.
Identification[edit | edit source]
- An elongate and slender fish with a sharply forked caudal fin giving it it's common name. The body is mostly pale or silver with a dark lateral line beginning from just behind the pectoral fins to the caudal peduncle. Each lobe of the caudal fin is banded in black and yellow with white tips. The other fins are translucent.
Pictures[edit | edit source]
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- Fishbase (Mirrors: )