Desmopuntius rhomboocellatus

24. March 2014

obtained extremely beautiful, fully grown specimens of the Orange barb.
We want to take the opportunity to bespeak one more of the numerous
changes in genus names in small barbs from Asia.

– the name means “prisoner-barb” and refers to the striped pattern that
is shown by all species included at least as juveniles and reminded the
author in prisoner´s cloths – contains currently the following eight

endecanalis, D. foerschi, D. gemellus, D. hexazona, D. johorensis, D.
pentazona, D. rhomboocellatus und D. trifasciatus.

For our customers: the fish have code 370923 on our stocklist. Please note that we exclusively supply the wholesale trade.

Text & photos: Frank Schäfer