Red Glass Rosy Barb - Puntius conchonius
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There are many aquacultured variations to the "natural" Rosy Barb. The Red Glass Rosy Barbs are a slightly muted color variant of the common Rosy Barb. The color is pale and almost translucent.
Barbs are popular aquarium fish from the Cyprinidae family, one of the largest in freshwater that also includes other popular fish like Danios and Tetras. Most of the barbs available to aquarists are from the genus Puntius although several others are also found, including Barbus, Garra, Barbonymus, Barilius and others.
The large Puntius genus ranges from tiny 1 fish to larger species that reach a foot or more in length. Most of those sold for aquariums reach around 3-5 inches in length. This group includes some of the most popular freshwater aquarium fish: Tiger Barbs, Cherry Barbs, Gold Barbs, Ros(more...)
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|Common Name||Red Glass Rosy Barb|
|Scientific Name||Puntius conchonius|
|Max Size (in inches)||5.5|
|Min Tank Size (in gallons)||30|
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|Armed Forces Pacific|
Ratings & Reviews
by Robert P.
I bought 3 of these little guys and put them in with 2 blue rams, white clouds and zebra danios. they pick a little on my veiltail betta but does no harm. they are a joy to watch.