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Harlequin barb: Trigonostigma heteromorpha blue and gold forms
Trigonostigma heteromorpha Blue and Gold
The Harlequin barb (Trigonostigma heteromorpha) belongs to the most popular ornamental fish worldwide. The beautiful colors and the peaceful mood make them ideal inhabitants of a community tank. One can hardly believe today that once it was impossible to breed that species. In the 1930’s the breeders hard to learn that water chemistry can be very important for the breeding of fish and they learned it from the harlequin barb! Nowadays millions and millions of that beautiful fish leave the breeding farms each year.
So it is not surprising that over the years also mutants appeared that were also bred from then on. The two best known are the blue and the golden sports. Despite the coloration they show no difference to the wild form: they are beautiful and peaceful community fish that should always be kept in small schools.
For our customers: "Blue" has code 452523, "Gold" code 452563 on our stock list. Please note that we exclusively supply the wholesale trade.
Text & photos: Frank Schäfer
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