Checkered barb

The checker barb , checkerboard barb, checkered barb, or island barb is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the minnow family .

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The Checkered barb lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 6.5, dH range: 10 environment.

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my trio of checkered barbs live), I have a "theme" of dwarf sized fish, and all are "natural" colored fish. In other words, there aren't any fish that are red & blue (like neons) and there are no fish that are orange (like platys). More

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Tank The Checkered Barb is easily encouraged to breed. They should be bred in pairs, first of all, and not in groups. Also, one can easily stimulate them to breed with a change in the temperature. More

Checkerboard or checkered barbs have black and white scales, giving the flanks of the fish a checkered pattern. More

The Checker Barb (Barbus oligolepis) or Checkered Barb is a tropical fish belonging to the Barb family (Cyprinidae). Originating in Indonesia and Sumatra, this peaceful fish is sometimes used in community tanks by fish keeping hobbyists. It will grow up to at most 1.5 inches (4 centimeters). More

Checkered Barbs are beautiful, attractive, colorful, fish that require a minimum size aquarium of 55 gallons, ample swimming room, strong, hardy vegetation that is planted along the rear and sides of the aquarium, soft, sandy, mulm substrate, soft water that is More

Common names

Barbus oligolepis in Italian (Italiano)
Brzanka wielkołuska in Polish (polski)
Checker barb in English
Checkerboard barb in English
Checkered barb in English
Chequer barb in English
Eilandbarbe in German (Deutsch)
Iridescent barb in English
Island barb in English
Kletchatyi puntius in Russian (русский язык)
Nätbarb in Swedish (Svenska)
Ø-barbe in Danish (dansk)
Øbarbe in Danish (dansk)
Pantau bungo in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Parmička málošupinatá in Czech (česky)
Parmicka málošupinatá in Czech (česky)
Parmička perleťová in Czech (česky)
Puntius oligolepis in Catalan (Català)
Sumatra barb in English
Verkkobarbi in Finnish (suomen kieli)
寡鱗無鬚魮 in Mandarin Chinese
寡鳞无须魮 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Puntius
Species : Puntius oligolepis
Authority : Bleeker, 1853