Butterfly Barb (Barbus hulstaerti)

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Butterfly Barb

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Butterfly Barb

Barbus hulstaerti

Moderate

sg

Freshwater

pH

5.0 - 6.5

[[Minimum temperature::22 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::24 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

5-10 °d

1:2 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

3-5 years

Family

Cyprinidae



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Additional names

Butterfly Barb, African Butterfly Barb

Additional scientific names

Capoeta hulstaerti, Puntius hulstaerti


Origin

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

This fish is best fed with flake/pellets as well as live/frozen foods such as brine shrimp.

Feeding regime

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

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