The denison barb is a very popular cyprinid species native to several rivers. Denison barb denison s barb miss kerala red line torpedo barb roseline shark tank size.
Up to 6 in 15 cm denison barb description.
Denisonii barb. 4 6 inches temperament. Denison barb is a brightly colored fish and to keep. Puntius denisonii day 1865.
Currently the accepted scientific name for this species is puntius denisonii. 55 gal life span. Named for sir william thomas denison 1804 1871 governor of madras india from.
4 5 years. Recreating the water conditions that are favorable for this fish is not difficult but be advised that a large tank is a must. The denison barb is long torpedo shaped fish hence one of its other popular names torpedo barb which grow up to 6 inches in length.
Denison barb scientific name. The denison barb is described as being mainly silverish with a greenish tinge that appears once mature. Sahyadria denisonii day 1865 red line torpedo barb synonymstop.
It is commonly seen in the aquarium trade. Puntius denisonii common name. Barbus denisonii day 1865.
44 gallons and more temperament. Crossocheilus denisonii day 1865. Labeo denisonii day 1865.
Denison barb red lined torpedo barb denison s flying fox rose line shark miss kerala red line torpedo barb chorai kanni denisoni barb bleeding eye barb indian flasher barb scientific name. Safe minimum tank size. This india born fish has become rather renowned species due to its appealing look and interesting behavior.
The denison barb sahyadria denisonii is a freshwater tropical fish that can be found natively in the waters of southern india. Southern asia adult size. Puntius barbus denisonii has become incredibly popular during the past year.
Denison barb sahyadria denisonii ex. Due to their larger size an aquarium of at least 200 litres is recommended. Like many species the denison barb has been referred to by several scientific names as well as a host of common names.
The fish has become a subject of aquarists focus quite recently. Prior scientific names include barbus denisonii barbus denisonii crossocheilus denisonii and labeo denisonii. 6 6 7 8 temperature.
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. Puntius denisonii is one of the fishes that are getting popular with surprisingly high rate. Puntius formerly barbus denisonii.
Named after sahyadri noun a vernacular name for the western ghats mountain ranges. Denison barb water requirements. In the wild denisons can be found in highly oxygenated water that s heavily vegetated and rocky.
Matt clarke explains how to keep it. 72 f 78 f 22 to 26 c ph. Pet collection caused it to become endangered and is its single major threat.
They are a shoaling fish and have proven to be very popular among freshwater tropical fish hobbyists mainly because of their shark like bodies and unique coloring. 65 77 f 18 25 c plant safety.