Glowlight rasbora

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

The Glowlight Rasbora or Hengel's Rasbora has two close relatives with which it is often confused, the Harlequin Rasbora and the Espei Rasbora. More

Like their Danio cousins, glowlight rasboras spend most of their time schooling and chasing one another. Must be kept in decent-sized groups of 6 - 12 or more. Without tankmates they will languish in the corners and slowly decline. Scientists have yet to officially recognize these fish. More

The Glowlight rasbora is a beautiful little fish. It is a shoaling species that should only be kept in groups of 8 fish or more. More

The Glowlight Rasbora is butter coloured and has a faint orange line above its black spot. This line is not present in the Lambchop Rasbora. More

The origin of the glowlight rasbora is debatable. Like the collectors of some of the new fish coming from Myanmar, glowlight rasboras’ collectors guard their secret collecting spots. This is understandable, but it can make things difficult for us. More

Glowlight rasbora, Harlequin rasbora (one of the most popular of all), Scissor tail rasbora, Elegant rasbora, Blackline rasbora and many others. More

Glowlight Rasbora is an attractive fish whose color range from translucent to pinkish pigmentation. Some healthy species of the fish has beautiful lemon coloration of fins. More

Common names

Glimrasbora in Swedish (Svenska)
Glowlight rasbora in English
Hengel's Rasbora in English
Hengels rasbora in Danish (dansk)
Hohtokiilakylki in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Pikkukiilakylki in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Razbora Hengelova in Czech (česky)
亨氏波魚 in Mandarin Chinese
亨氏波鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Trigonostigma
Species : Trigonostigma hengeli
Authority : Meinken, 1956