Coppernose Barb (Raiamas christyi)

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The Coppernose Barb (Raiamas christyi) is a freshwater fish with a slender body and a silver coloration. It features a distinct copper or reddish-orange band on its nose, which gives it its name. They prefer a well-planted aquarium with plenty of hiding places and open swimming areas. Coppernose Barbs are peaceful and active, enjoying swimming in schools. Here are the care details:

  • SOLD SIZE: 1.5"-2"
  • Origin: West Africa
  • Max size: Up to 3-4 inches in length
  • Recommended tank size: Minimum 20-gallon tank for a small group
  • Water temperature: 72-78°F (22-26°C)
  • Temperament: Peaceful, suitable for community tanks
  • Diet: Omnivorous, accepting high-quality flakes, pellets, live or frozen brine shrimp, bloodworms, and vegetable matter
  • Lifespan: 5-7 years