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Torpedo Barb, Puntius denisonii

submitted by Laura - The Torpedo Barbs are gorgeous, energetic, and actually gentle giants …………. They chase each other, but that is it, I have Cardinals, White Clouds, and Cherry Barbs in with them along with my Angels, Gold Barbs, Congo Tetra’s and a Rainbow Shark ……. Oh, and some Rainbows of course !!

Scientific Name: Puntius denisonii
Family: Cyprinid
Temperature: 15 - 25 C; 60 - 75 F
pH: 6.8 - 7.8
Size: 15 cm; 6 inches
Life Span: 5 years
Breeding: Difficult, Egglayer


Angels, Cardinal Tetra, Cherry Barb, Congo Tetra, Gold Barbs, Rainbows, Rainbow Shark, White Cloud