A line bred bright golden puntius denisonii colour variant is due to be shown to the world imminently and we at pfk predict the fish will be massively popular. Okay from that simple logic i mean to say.
Labeo denisonii day 1865.
Puntius denisonii breeding. The red line torpedo barb was originally described as labeo denisonii by f. The government of kerala in india has banned fishing for the endangered barb puntius denisonii. Barbus denisonii day 1865.
Currently the accepted scientific name for this species is puntius denisonii. The female fish scatters her fertilized eggs on plants. 3 puntius denisonii could breed during the monsoon.
This barb is an example of what can happen to a species that is wild caught and suddenly becomes in high demand. Fortunately increasing numbers of p. Named after sahyadri noun a vernacular name for the western ghats mountain ranges.
Prior scientific names include barbus denisonii barbus denisonii crossocheilus denisonii and labeo denisonii. Denison barb is a brightly colored fish and to keep. Up to 6 in 15 cm denison barb description.
This india born fish has become rather renowned species due to its appealing look and interesting behavior. Puntius denisonii day 1865. Denison barb denison s barb miss kerala red line torpedo barb roseline shark tank size.
Puntius denisonii common name. Denison barb sahyadria denisonii ex. 72 f 78 f 22 to 26 c ph.
This article contains detailed information on care feeding the breeding of this beautiful fish. Learn about the denison barb puntius denisonii. Named for sir william thomas denison 1804 1871 governor of madras india from.
Denisonii are now being bred in captivity for the ornamental fish trade both in india and elsewhere. Sahyadria denisonii day 1865 red line torpedo barb synonymstop. 1 puntius denisonii is in the cyprinidae family.
Day 1865 the denison barb denison s barb miss kerala red line torpedo barb or roseline shark sahyadria denisonii is an endangered species of cyprinid fish endemic to the fast flowing hill streams and rivers of the western ghats in india. Denisonii commercial breeding. Puntius denisonii is one of the fishes that are getting popular with surprisingly high rate.
If you can successfully simulate a monsoon season in your aquarium puntius denisonii should spawn. 44 gallons and more temperament. That said commercial spawning operations have been carried out in soft acidic water where hormones have been added to stimulate breeding behavior.
Crossocheilus denisonii day 1865. 2 fishes in the cyprinidae family normally breed during the monsoon. This species of fish is not easy to breed in captivity.
The eggs hatch within a few days and the fry disappear to. The gold morph is the brainchild of cv maju aquarium in indonesia and came about when yellow mutant fish were noted and harvested from their existing p. The fish has become a subject of aquarists focus quite recently.