Harlequin rasbora - Trigonostigma heteromorpha
Scientific name: Trigonostigma heteromorpha
Common name: Harlequin rasbora
Usual size in fish tanks: 3 - 5 cm (1.18 - 1.97 inch)
Recommended pH range for the species: 5 - 7
Recommended water hardness (dGH): 4 - 12°N (71.43 - 214.29ppm)
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Recommended temperature: 23 - 28 °C (73.4 - 82.4°F)
The way how these fish reproduce: Spawning
Where the species comes from: South Asia
Temperament to its own species: peaceful
Temperament toward other fish species: peaceful
Usual place in the tank: Top levels
The Harlequin rasbora is an omnivorous fish that will accept most or all store bought foods. It will also accept live and frozen foods that are large enough to fit in its mouth.
The males are slightly thinner with a brighter complexion.
The Harlequin rasbora can produce over 100 eggs which will hatch in approximately 24 hours. Feed the fry powdered fry foods or infusoria until they are large enough to accept flakes.
The Harlequin rasbora is native to Thailand and Indonesia.
Trigonostigma heteromorpha is a schooling fish which should be kept in groups of 6 or more.
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