Goldfoil barb

The Tinfoil Barb is a tropical Southeast Asian freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae.

The Goldfoil barb lives in the benthopelagic, potamodromous, freshwater, pH range: 6.5 - 7.0, dH range: 10 environment.

The Tinfoil Barb, Schwanefeld's Barb, or Goldfoil Barb is easy to keep but will grow rapidly. It will reach an intimidating size, up to 14 inches (35 cm) in length and is considered too large for most aquariums. More

Goldfoil Barb is easy to keep but will grow rapidly and is considered too large for most aquariums. Though they are generally peaceful they will eat smaller fish, so are not always suitable for a community aquarium. They can be kept with cichlids. More

Common names

Brasenbarbe in Danish (dansk)
Brassenbarbe in German (Deutsch)
Cá he do in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Goldfoil barb in English
Hopeabarbi in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Ikan lempam in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Kepia in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Kepiat in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Lampai in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Lampam Sungai in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Lampan-lampan in Bahasa Indonesia
Pa vien fai in Lao (ພາສາລາວ)
Pa vien fai in Laotian
Parmička Schwanefeldova in Czech (česky)
Parmička Schwanenfeldova in Czech (česky)
Pla kra hea in Thai (ไทย)
Pla kra hea tong in Thai (ไทย)
Pla lam pam in Thai (ไทย)
Pla ta pien in Thai (ไทย)
Pla ta pien hang deng in Thai (ไทย)
Pla ta pien tong in Thai (ไทย)
River barb in English
schwanefeld's barb in English
Schwanefelds Barbe in German (Deutsch)
Schwanenfeld's barb in English
Stanniolbarb in Swedish (Svenska)
Tengadak in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Tinfoil in English
tinfoil barb in English
trey kahe in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Trey kahe loeung in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Блестящ барбус in Bulgarian (български език)
ปลากระแห in Thai (ไทย)
ปลากระแหทอง in Thai (ไทย)
ปลาตะเพียน in Thai (ไทย)
ปลาตะเพียนทอง in Thai (ไทย)
ปลาตะเพียนหางแดง in Thai (ไทย)
ปลาลำปำ in Thai (ไทย)
施氏魮 in Chinese (中文)
施氏魮 in Mandarin Chinese
施瓦氏四须魮 in Mandarin Chinese
施瓦氏四鬚魮 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Barbonymus
Species : Barbonymus schwanenfeldii
Authority : Bleeker, 1853