08. Carp like fishes (2): Barbs, minnows, carps, goldfish etc. (196)

  • Devario regina

    6. July 2007

    The Queen Danio (Devario regina) is a tropical fish belonging to the minnow family (Cyprinidae). Originating in India, Myanmar, Thailand, northwestern Malaya, and the Mekong basin it is quite rarely seen in our tanks. Other species often found in the same locality as D. regina are Puntius lateristriga, Rasbora paviei, various Poropuntius, Neolissochilus, Barilius, Nemacheilus […]

  • Leptobarbus hoevenii

    6. July 2007

    Leptobarbus hoevenii the Cigar Shark or Mad Barb is a giant within the barbs. With a length of approx. 1 m and a weight of up to 10 kg the Cigar Shark already places a very special requirement: It needs a lot of space. For the maintenance of adults one should own a tank of […]

  • Barbus barbus

    6. July 2007

    This endemic species can be found through Europe, from France to the Memel River, in England in the Thames and a few other rivers and in the Danube and its tributaries. During the breeding season the male fish have a cloudy secrete on the head with white nodules. The females are considerable bigger and rounder […]

  • Devario spec. „Bloodstripe“

    6. July 2007

    This danio originating from Asia grows to approx. 12 cm . Devario spec. “Bloodstripe” represents an attractive enriching of the offered danio species. The habitat of the fish, drawn with a remarkable red strip, is located on the Indian subcontinent. Females are more corpulent and somewhat larger than males according to the typical danio pattern. […]

  • Scardinus erythrophthalmus Gold

    Scardinus erythrophthalmus Golden

    6. July 2007

    March 2004: Just in time for the pond season this very attractive variety of the Rudd (Scardinus erythropthalmus) came to us. It is an excellent ecological algae destroyer for your garden pond. The Rudd is an endemic species for the whole of Europe and Asia up to the Aral Sea. It is a friendly schooling […]

  • Celestichthys margariatus

    6. July 2007

    Microrasbora spec „Galaxy “represents a new star in the hobby. Their magnificent colouring lifts it clearly out of the number of newly imported fish from Southeast Asia. It is surely the most spectacular discovery of the year 2006. About their origin exists only a vague knowledge, they shall be caught at the border area Thailand/Burma. […]