Tinfoil Barbs–An Overview

Tinfoil Barbs are a popular fish species.  They are housed in large freshwater aquariums. The Tinfoil aquarium is a peaceful fish.  The fish, however, requires a large aquarium (minimum 70 gallons).  They have a lifespan of 8 to 10 years.

Tinfoil Barbs are easy to raise.  They are omnivorous and can feed on a wide variety of foods. 
Tinfoils are jumpers.  They can jump from tanks which do not a cover.  This can result in injury or death of the fish.  Provide a cover to your tanks. 

Tinfoil barbs live in fast flowing streams in the wild.  The aquarium should simulate the natural conditions as far as possible.  Make sure that the Aquarium has a good filtration system.  There should be a good flow in the aquarium. 

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