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The Five-Banded Barb is a very peaceful schooling species that is an excellent fish for the community nano or planted aquarium. It is known for its attractive striping and small size. It is rather exceptional in appearance, but not as often available as many more widespread barb species. This particular subspecies is native to Johor state, Peninsular Malaysia. When kept in larger groups, males will display their best coloration while competing to attract females.
Name: Five Banded Barb
Science Name: Desmopuntius pentazona
Max Size: 2″
pH: 4.0 – 7.4
Care Level: Easy
Life Expectancy: 4-8 years
Minimum Tank Size Recommended: 15 Gallons
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