Barb | Red Line Torpedo Barb
Barb | Red Line Torpedo Barb

Barb | Red Line Torpedo Barb

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Scientific Name: Sahyadria denisonii

Common Name: Red Line Torpedo Barb, Denison Barb

Adult Size: 4.5 inches

Life Expectancy: 5 - 8 years

Habitat: Southern India

Minimum Tank Size: 55 gallon

Ideal Tank Conditions: 

  • Temperature Range: 59° - 77°F
  • pH Range: 6.5 – 7.8
  • Hardness Range: 5 - 25

    Temperament: Peaceful

    Diet & Nutrition: Omnivore; they should be fed a varied diet of flakes, small pellets, frozen and live foods such as daphnia and brine shrimp. Blood worms and brown worms can also be fed as a treat, but do not feed worms very often as they can cause bloat.

    Breeding & Spawning: Very little information from the hobby exists although the species is definitely being bred on a commercial basis, presumably via the introduction of hormones.

    Gender: Adult females tend to grow a little larger, are heavier-bodied, and a little less colourful than males.

    Compatible Tank Mates: See Compatibility Chart

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