Skip to main content

How to Keep Clown Barb Fish in an Aquarium

How to Keep Clown Barb Fish in an Aquarium



Are you interested in keeping the clown barb fish in an aquarium? Let's understand what they usually do. It is not as difficult as it seems.

Longing for a colorful, durable fish that can beautify the tank? Keeping clown barb fish in an aquarium is a good option for the fish-hobbyist. With their reddish-orange shade, vertical black lines, the fish give the colorful accent to your aquarium.

There is an opinion that only the professional aquarists can keep the clown barb fish due to its difficult treatment. But, if you know the key on how to maintain the fish, you will realize that it won't be that intimidating. Let's see what you can do with the clown barb fish in an aquarium.

1.Understanding Its Behavior
The fish are known for their playful behavior. They love to get along with other fish and tend to school with other clown barbs. Unfortunately, they will easily get stress when there are less than six clown barb fish in the tank. They are also friendly and easy to adapt to other fish. 

They also have strange behavior. Sometimes, clown barb fish lie in the base of the aquarium. The fish keepers think that they are sick or dying, but there is nothing to worry about! It is their usual behavior. The clown barb fish lie in the base just because they love to do that!

2.Knowing What They Eat
The clown barb fish is not only adaptable to the new tank, but they also have an easy diet habit. The adults love to eat anything --ranging from the pellet shrimps, invertebrates, bloodworms, and other fish food. It is so easy to feed them. 

But, they love to eat the sinking food. They won't reach the food on the surface. This is the trouble when you put them together with other fish species. You can choose the sinking food like bloodworm or blackworm or separate them with the other fish.

3.Pay Attention Before They Mate
The fish are ready to breed after they reach 8 inches in length. The female will have a bent inward tail, and the male is not. Before they start to mate, the female's stomachs must be full. You must prepare the proper diet. After about two weeks pass, you can see the breed.

The females will lay the egg on the base of the tank. After the eggs hatch, the fry will eat some flakes or tiny foods. 

4.Present Their Natural Habitat
Just like some aquarium fish, the clown barb fish will be depressed if they live in an area that does not resemble their natural habitat. What you can do is to present the natural habitat in the tank.

The clown barb fish love to live in an area that provides many plants. You can put some floating plants in the tanks. They also live in water with a temperature of 25°-27°C and pH 6-8. 

5.Buy a Large Aquarium
Why do people think that the clown barb fish are only suitable for intermediate or professional aquarists? Despite its easy behavior, the clown barb can live for more than a decade, and their size can reach 18 inches.

That is why you need a large aquarium. A tiny aquarium won't be a comfortable place for them if they grow larger.

Those are the things you must consider when you decide to pet the clown barb fish in the aquarium. Their beauty will amaze you, and with good maintenance, they can be a great home decor and entertainment as well.


other article :






Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Enlarging Techniques Carp Owners Need to Know

Enlarging Techniques Carp Owners Need to Know


Description: enlarging techniques carp owners need to know include pond management and special feeding. Here are the tips.
Large carps provide more satisfying “kicks” in fishing and cooking, so why don’t try enlarging domesticated carps? There are various enlarging techniques carp (Cyprinus carpio) owners around the world have tried successfully, most of them include pond management and special feeding. If you keep common carps in the pond, here is how you can boost their sizes.
      1.Create Ideal Pond Habitat for Carps Domesticated carps will grow bigger if the pond’s environment mimics their natural habitats. Ideally, you should keep the water temperature within 25 to 30 degrees Celsius. The bottom part must be muddy, with water vegetations and a little degree of salinity (no more than 5 percent). A carp pond thrives better in an area within 150 and 600 m above the sea level.
      2.Create Supplemental Feeding System in the Pond Many fish, …

Enlargement of Tinfoil Barb Fish in Ponds

Enlargement of Tinfoil Barb Fish in Ponds


(Meta description: Tinfoil Barb fish can also live in a pond under certain conditions. Here are some tips on doing the enlargement of Tinfoil Barb fish in ponds properly.)

It is common to hear Tinfoil Barb fish being kept in a large aquarium, but is there any other container that might fit their needs? How about a pond? Some people do enlargement of Tinfoil Barb fish in ponds which is also doable under certain conditions. Here are the elements that you need to pay attention to while doing the enlargement.

Water quality and condition
Tinfoil Barb fish naturally live in large or medium freshwater rivers, streams, canals, ditches, and flooded fields with a fast-flowing current around South East Asia (Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam). These waterways are high in oxygen and very clean.
In your pond, it’s best to set up strong water movement such as a small waterfall to create the current that they find in their natural habi…

Five Steps to Do Arowana Fish Farming

Five Steps to Do Arowana Fish Farming

(Meta description) Arowana fish is high-priced fish to trade for many fish hobbyists. Find out 5 steps to do Arowana fish farming to earn more money.

Planning to earn more money by selling arowanas? You need to know how to produce the Arowana fish and breed them. Even though producing the fish is quite hard, but you can try to follow five steps to do Arowana fish farming. 1.Determining some couples for breeding To do Arowana fish farming, you need to select the mature couple of arowanas. You can provide ten or more with 5 female and 5 male arowanas, to begin with. They tend to make a pair naturally. If they have already formed a pair, they start to lay the eggs. Put the net to separate the pair from other Arowana fish to avoid the injury. Besides that, the net allows the fry to swim freely. 2.Selecting the large tank If you decide to do Arowana fish farming, you need to know that arowanas tend to fight and injure each other. If it happens, it reduces the…