Scientific Name : Trigonostigma heteromorpha
Common Names : Red Rasbora, Harlequin Rasbora, Harlequin Fish, Harlequin
Harlequin Rasboras Care : Easy to medium. Only add to aquariums that have been through the Nitrogen Cycle.
Harlequin Rasboras Size : 2 inches (5 cm)
pH : 5.5 - 7.0
Temperature : 72°F - 80°F (22°C - 27°C)
Lifespan : 3 - 5 years
Origin : Thailand
Harlequin Rasboras aggression and Behavior : Very peaceful fish. Schools of 4 or more are encouraged. If there is aggression, try adding more fish to the school.
Breeding : Breeding in captivity is possible. Eggs are generally found under leaves.
Aquarium Size : 20 gallons or more. Space is needed for 4 or more of these fish.
Harlequin Rasbora Tank Mates : They are a very peaceful little fish. Keep them in a small school and try not to keep them with larger fish that may be tempted to eat them or fish that may harass them.
Harlequin Rasboras Diet : Omnivores. They should eat most flakes, pellets and frozen foods.
Tank Region : Mostly middle. Drifts to the top.
Gender : Males are generally smaller.