False Spanner Barb (Barbodes kuchingensis)

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False Spanner Barb

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False Spanner Barb

Barbodes kuchingensis

Moderate

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.5 - 7.2

[[Minimum temperature::23 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::26 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

6-16 °d

1:2 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

3-5 years

Family

Cyprinidae



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Additional names

False Spanner Barb, Saddle Barb

Additional scientific names

Puntius kuchingensis


Origin

Asia: Sarawak, Malaysia and Kapuas basin, Indonesia.

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

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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