Dwarf rasbora

The Dwarf rasbora lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 5.0 - 6.0, dH range: 5 - 12 environment.

When in top condition, the tiny but magnificent Dwarf Rasbora is a sight to be had! The Dwarf Rasbora is the smallest known member of its family, the Cyprinids. More

Dwarf Rasbora is an elongated fish. The back is brownish red, while the body is bright brick red. The belly is yellowish-silver and there are various black spots on the body. These usually do not number more than five. More

Dwarf rasbora ( common name ) let's test your knowledge! Boraras maculatus ( fish name )slovensky , français Share pictures of your fish! Upload them now! * Maximum size in aquariums (min-max): 2 - 3 cm ( More

The Dwarf rasbora is a very peaceful species. It is a shoaling fish that always should be kept in groups of 8 fish or more. Larger shoals will result in more colorful and active fish. More

The Emerald Dwarf Rasbora requires a well-established planted aquarium with superior water quality and stable water conditions. This species is compatible with other peaceful fish as well as others of its own species. More

Common names

Dwarf in English
Dwarf rasbora in English
Dwarf-spotted rasbora in English
Kääpiörasbora in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Pygmy rasbora in English
Rasbora plamista in Polish (polski)
Rasbora trpasličí in Czech (česky)
Razborka trpaslicí in Czech (česky)
Spotted rasbora in English
Zwergbärbling in German (Deutsch)
斑紋泰波魚 in Mandarin Chinese
斑纹泰波鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
美丽波鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
美麗波魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Boraras
Species : Boraras maculatus
Authority : Duncker, 1904