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Denison barb

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Denison Barb Care Guide:

  1. Tank Size: A spacious aquarium of at least 75 gallons is recommended for a school of Denison Barbs.

  2. Water Parameters:

    • Temperature: 72-79°F (22-26°C).
    • pH Level: Slightly acidic to neutral, around 6.5-7.5.
    • Water Hardness: Soft to moderately hard water.
  3. Tank Setup:

    • Provide open swimming spaces with strong water flow.
    • Use a substrate of fine gravel or sand with rocks and driftwood.
    • Include live plants to offer hiding spots and enhance water quality.
  4. Diet:

    • Omnivorous diet; feed high-quality flakes, pellets, and include a variety of live or frozen foods like brine shrimp and bloodworms.
  5. Tank Mates:

    • Denison Barbs are peaceful but can be territorial during breeding.
    • Suitable for a community tank with other non-aggressive species.
  6. Maintenance:

    • Perform regular water changes (20-30% every 2 weeks).
    • Monitor water parameters consistently.
  7. Behavior:

    • Denison Barbs are active and exhibit schooling behavior.
    • They may display vibrant colors, especially during breeding displays.
  8. Compatibility:

    • Compatible with other medium-sized, peaceful fish.
    • Keep them in groups of six or more for optimal social interaction.
  9. Breeding:

    • Breeding Denison Barbs in captivity is challenging.
    • Provide suitable spawning sites with fine-leaved plants.
  10. Health Monitoring:

    • Observe for signs of stress, disease, or changes in behavior.
    • Quarantine new additions to prevent potential diseases.

Creating an environment that mimics their natural habitat and ensuring a balanced diet will contribute to the well-being and striking appearance of Denison Barbs in your aquarium.