Two-Spot Barb (Puntius bimaculatus)

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Two-Spot Barb

Puntius bimaculatus

76 Litres (20 US G.)

6-7 cm (2.4-2.8")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.2 - 7.0

22 -24 °C (71.6-75.2°F)

8-15 °d

1:2 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-8 years

Family

Cyprinidae





Additional names

Two-Spot Barb, Redside Barb, Two Spotted Barb

Additional scientific names

Barbus bimaculatus, Barbus puckelli


Origin[edit | edit source]

Found in India and Sri Lanka in Asia.


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Requires a laterally spacious dimly-lit tank with some tall planting around the edges, floating plants and good hiding places. The tank should be well matured and filtered.

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