False Spanner Barb (Barbodes kuchingensis)

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False Spanner Barb

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False Spanner Barb

Barbodes kuchingensis

114 Litres (30 US G.)

6-7 cm (2.4-2.8")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.5 - 7.2

23 -26 °C (73.4-78.8°F)

6-16 °d

1:2 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

3-5 years

Family

Cyprinidae





Additional names

False Spanner Barb, Saddle Barb

Additional scientific names

Puntius kuchingensis


Origin[edit | edit source]

Asia: Sarawak, Malaysia and Kapuas basin, Indonesia.


Identification[edit | edit source]

Can easily be mistaken for Puntius lateristriga and there is some debate as to whether they could be the same species.

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