Denison Barb Care Sheet

Denison BarbProfile and Description
SizeUp to 6 inches or 15 cm
Fish HardinessEasy to keep
Water Temperature72 - 84 ºF or 15 - 28 ºC
Water pH6.5 - 8.0 pH
Water Hardness5 - 25 dH
Peaceful or AggressivePeaceful schooling fish
Number of same species in one aquariumFour or more, more is better provided you have the space
Minimum tank size55 gal or 200 liter
Community FishYes
SexesNot really possible to determine
FoodFlake food / Algae inside the aquarium, supplement with sinking tablets / blood worms or brine shrimp
BreedingNot known to be bred in a home aquarium
Breeding temperatureUnknown
Other namesRed Line Barb, Torpedo Barb, Red Line Torpedo Barb, Roseline Shark
Scientific namePuntius denisonii
Lifespan5 years

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