Barbucca diabolica

The Barbucca diabolica lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

Barbucca diabolica is despite its terrifying name a totally peaceful animal. Sadly almost nothing is known about the species. In nature, it lives in small forest streams in the Kapuas system on Borneo. More

Barbucca diabolica was recently available in Singapore and I managed to get two of them initially. However, one was in pretty bad condition and died shortly. The remaining one is in the quarantine tank, with tea stained water. More

Barbucca diabolica - entry on fish base:- here . Acestrorhynchus grandoculis - entry on fish base:- here. Traccatichthys taeniatus - Peppermint Loach- entry on fish base:- here. We will be doing database entry for each species in due course. More

Common names

Mřenka indonéská in Czech (česky)
魔頰鬚鰍 in Mandarin Chinese
魔頰鬚鰍 in Unknown
魔颊须鳅 in Mandarin Chinese
魔颊须鳅 in Unknown

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Balitoridae
Genus : Barbucca
Species : Barbucca diabolica
Authority : Roberts, 1989