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Rosy Barb

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Rosy Barb Care Guide:

  1. Scientific Name: Pethia conchonius

  2. Tank Size: Opt for a tank of at least 30 gallons to accommodate a school of Rosy Barbs.

  3. Water Parameters:

    • Temperature: Maintain a range of 64-74°F (18-23°C).
    • pH Level: Keep the water slightly acidic to neutral, ideally between 6.0-7.5.
    • Water Hardness: Soft to moderately hard water is suitable.
  4. Tank Setup:

    • Provide open swimming spaces with a well-planted aquarium.
    • Use a substrate of fine gravel and include hardy plants.
    • Ensure a well-filtered tank with moderate water flow.
  5. Diet:

    • Rosy Barbs are omnivores; offer a diet consisting of high-quality flakes, pellets, and supplement with live or frozen foods like brine shrimp and bloodworms.
  6. Tank Mates:

    • Rosy Barbs are generally peaceful and suitable for a community tank.
    • Keep them with other non-aggressive fish of similar size.
  7. Maintenance:

    • Perform regular water changes (20-30% every 2 weeks) to maintain water quality.
    • Monitor and maintain stable water parameters.
  8. Behavior:

    • Rosy Barbs are active swimmers and add vibrant colors to the aquarium.
    • They display schooling behavior, so keep them in groups of six or more.
  9. Compatibility:

    • Compatible with other small to medium-sized, peaceful fish.
    • Avoid keeping them with overly aggressive or fin-nipping species.
  10. Breeding:

    • Breeding Rosy Barbs is possible in a separate breeding tank.
    • Provide fine-leaved plants for egg deposition.
  11. Health Monitoring:

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

By creating a well-planted and appropriately decorated tank, you can enjoy the lively and colorful presence of Rosy Barbs in your community aquarium.