Harlequin Rasbora

Harlequin Rasbora - AllPondSolutions

Harlequin Rasbora

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Scientific Name: Trigonostigma heteromorpha

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Approximate purchase size : 2 - 4cm
All Pond Solutions will always endeavour to supply as close to the approximate size range as possible. Due to variations from suppliers on rare occasions this may not always be possible. Images used are to show the full potential of the fish when fully mature and are not always representative of juvenile specimens.

How easy are they to care for?
We would class these as a moderate care level, although once settled they will last.

How large can they grow?
They can attain a length of 4cm

Where in the world are they from?
Found in southern Thailand and down to peninsula Malaysia and Singapore.

What is the ideal number to keep together?
A shoaling species, so best kept in groups of 6-10 or more

What water conditions do they require?
Ideally slightly acidic water conditions are provided between 6.5pH - 7pH however they will happily live in conditions ranging up to pH of 7.5 or higher. Temperatures should range between 24-26°C.

What should you feed them?
Due to their small mouths, best fed a crushed flake or small frozen foods such as Daphnia.

How compatible are they with other fish?
A peaceful community species that does well with a large range of tank mates

Can they be bred in captivity?
Unlikey most other Cyprinids it does not scatter eggs. It actually breeds by attaching their eggs to the under sides of a leaf so spawning can be prolific in a densely planted aquarium.