Barilius bakeri


Please note that the fish shown in the photo is not the exact fish you will receive and is only a representative of what a specimen will look like. The color may vary based on the age and sex (if listed as unsexed) of the fish you receive.

SKU: Royal Trout Danio WILD (B. bakeri) MD Categories: ,

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**Barilius bakeri, Royal Trout Danio

**Max Size:**
– Grows to a maximum size of about 4 inches (10 cm).

**Tank Requirements:**
– Suitable for tanks around 30 gallons or more.
– Provide hiding spots using plants, rocks, and decorations.

**Water Parameters:**
– Temperature: 72°F – 79°F (22°C – 26°C).
– pH: 6.5 – 7.5.
– Hardness: Soft to moderately hard water.

**Tank Setup:**
– Incorporate live plants, rocks, and driftwood to mimic their natural habitat.
– Utilize fine-gravel substrate and create open swimming areas.

– Omnivorous diet; offer a mix of high-quality flakes, pellets, and small live/frozen foods.

**Behavior and Compatibility:**
– Peaceful but can be slightly territorial; suitable for community tanks with other semi-aggressive fish.
– Avoid keeping with very small or timid tankmates.

**Water Maintenance:**
– Perform regular 20-30% water changes to maintain water quality.
– Monitor water parameters and ensure stability.

– Limited breeding information available; might require specific conditions.

**General Tips:**
– Provide ample space for swimming and hiding.
– Maintain stable water conditions and good filtration.
– Monitor behavior to prevent aggression issues.

Please note that while these care guidelines offer a general overview, individual fish may have their own behaviors and preferences. Continuous observation and adjustments to care are important for the well-being of your Baker’s Barbs (Barilius bakeri).

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