Denison barb

The red lined torpedo barb, roseline shark, bleeding eye barb, or Denison's barb is a subtropical fish belonging to the barb genus in the minnow family.

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The Denison barb lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.8 - 7.8, dH range: 5 - 25 environment.

The Denison Barb needs to be fed a variety of foods including vegetables as well as meaty foods. Feed a quality flake food as well as live and frozen foods such as brine shrimp and bloodworms. More

A fairly recent addition to the aquarium world the Denison Barb is a striking active fish. Still expensive you should use restraint before purchasing and make sure you can supply the environment needed to help them thrive. More

The Denison Barb, also known as the Red Lined Torpedo Barb or the Rose Line Shark, is a longer fish when compared to the other barbs. The coloration of this fish is silver in color with a black line running the length of its body and a red stripe across its eyes. More

Denison Barb, Red Line Torpedo Barb, Red Comet Barb Scientific Name - Puntius denisonii Origin - Asia: India Length - 6" (15cm) Temp - More

Denison barb ( common name ) let's test your knowledge! Puntius denisonii ( fish name )slovensky , français Share pictures of your fish! Upload them now! * Maximum size in aquariums (min-max): 14 - 15 cm ( More

The Denison Barb or Torpedo barb has a more elongated body than other barb, unlike some other barbs they are a good community fish They prefer a well-planted tank of at least 200 litre with soft, slightly acidic water. More

Red Line Torpedo barb, Denison barb, Red Line Barb, Red Comet barb Scientific name: Puntius denisonii Synonyms: Barbus, Crossocheilus, Labeo denisonii (not valid) Size: 6" (15cm) Origin: India More

I have 4 denison barbs (among other fish) in a 55 gal tank that is 4 ft long by 1 ft. I'm entertaining the idea of adding 2 pictus catfish into the mix. Are these fish comptaible? Any knowledge on the topic is greatly appreciated... More

shark, or Denison barb, is native to the fast-flowing hill streams and rivers in Kerala, at state located in the southern part of India. It is highly sought after in the aquarium trade. More

Common names

Chenkaniyan in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Chorakaniyan in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Chorakanni in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Denison barb in English
Denisonbarbe in German (Deutsch)
Miss Kerala in English
Ms. Kerala in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Parmička Denisonova in Czech (česky)
Puntius denisonii in Catalan (Català)
Puntius denisonii in Italian (Italiano)
Red lined torpedo fish in English
Red-lined torpedo fish in English
Rotstrich-Algenfresser in German (Deutsch)
Tulijuovabarbi in Finnish (suomen kieli)
ചെങ്കണിയാന് in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
മിസ്. കേരള in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
丹尼氏无须魮 in Mandarin Chinese
丹尼氏無鬚魮 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Puntius
Species : Puntius denisonii
Authority : Day, 1865