08. Carp like fishes (2): Barbs, minnows, carps, goldfish etc. (216)

  • Danionella translucida

    6. July 2007

    Danionella translucida would have earned an entry in the Guiness book of world records. The largest measured individual was only 12mm long, thus acts it with this species around the smallest vertebrate anima. Apart from their extreme smallness the absence of sheds, as well as the high transparency of the dwarves are noticeable. They origin […]

  • Inlecypris auropurpureus

    6. July 2007

    Inlecypris auropurpureus belongs to in Inlé lake in Myanmar occurring endemic fish species. That about 6 cm long becoming swarm fish should be held in well planted to not too small (80cm) tanks. Since they are good jumpers, young animals of 1,5cm length can already jump over 10cm high, the tanks have to be completely […]

  • Barbus cf. callipterus

    6. July 2007

    This strongly at Barbus callipterus reminding barb reached us from the tropical west Africa. Whether it is a variant of the Clipper barb B. callipterus or a near related species could yet not be clarified. The further information refers to the general maintenance conditions of bigger barb species.They are social swarm fish, which should be […]

  • Rasbora daniconius

    6. July 2007

    The slender rasbora inhabits a very large area in Southeast Asia. From the Malaysian peninsula to the Mekong and the Indus it occurs in the a variety of habitats: channels, ponds, flooded (rice) fields and slowly flowing rivers. Due to the enormous area and the adjustment to different waters types it can be assumed that […]

  • Labeo calbasu

    6. July 2007

    Labeo calbasu the Orange-fin shark is a real king sized labeo. In its homeland (Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand and South West China) it is a fish for consumption and therefore of importance in the asiatic aquaculture. With a size of up to 1m it is not a fish for the “normal” aquarium. Aficionados […]

  • Labeo barbatus

    6. July 2007

    As a further new import from the Congo we can present you Labeo barbatus. It is a about 60 cm growing representative of the genus Labeo, which is represented in the Congo River with at least 34 species. In its habitat it lives in sections with strongly flowing waters. About its behaviour in aquaria little […]

  • Labeo longipinnis

    6. July 2007

    december 2005: For the first time in Europe we can present Labeo longipinnis from the Congo River to you. This about 30 cm long growing Labeo is not noticeable by a particularly spectacular design or colour. Due to its lively manner, beautiful form and fins it can become nevertheless a genuine “eye-catcher” in the community […]

  • Barbus congicus

    6. July 2007

    The Congo Barb is a rarely traded ornamental fish. As you can see by their name Barbus congicus originates from the Congo river in Central Africa. With a length of 7 – 8 cm it belongs to the medium sized barbs and should, according to its vivaciousness, not be maintained in to small aquariums. With […]

  • Danio aesculapii (=Danio sp. „Pantherinus“)

    6. July 2007

    These minnows originate from Burma, does not grow over 4 cm and is therefore the smallest representative of the Danio genus. But now this beautiful barb fish has been imported by Aquarium Glaser and is now available for the dedicated aquarium hobbyist. As with all representatives of the Danio family, D. sp.„Pantherinus“ is a schooling […]

  • Notropis chrosomus

    Notropis chrosomus

    6. July 2007

    (21.Jan.2008) Rainbow Shiner, that is what they are called! We have this dream in limited numbers available. They are really easy to keep and grows up to 6cm. They do not demand special water conditions, but they should be kept in water which is rich of oxygen. Their origin is Northamerica. You can find them […]