Tinfoil barb (Barbonymus schwanenfeldii)

The tinfoil barb (scientific name lat. Barbonymus schwanenfeldii) is a very large fish from Cyprinidae family. It can be up to 14 inches (35 cm) long. Quite often the juveniles are sold on the market and nobody tells about how large the fish becomes as an adult one and as a result, the fish quickly overgrows any tank of a common aquarist and then requires a really spacious tank.

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