Lambchop Rasbora Care Sheet

Lambchop RasboraAquarium Fish Care
SizeUp to 1.5 inches or 4 cm
Natural habitatSwamps and slow moving streams
Fish HardinessEasy to keep
Water Temperature72 - 82 ºF or 22 - 28 ºC
Water pH5.5 – 7.5 pH
Water Hardness2 - 12 dH
StrataTop to middle
Peaceful or AggressivePeaceful
Number of same species in one aquariumSix or more, more is better
Minimum tank size10 gallons or 40 liters for every group of six fish
Community FishYes
Compatible withOther Tetras, Cory Cats, Plecos and Danios
SexesMales are slimmer and more colorful than females
FoodFlake food supplemented with live or frozen daphnia, blood worms or brine shrimp
BreedingNot very easy to breed
Breeding temperature79 - 82 °F or 26 - 28 °C
Other namesFalse Harlequin Rasbora, Espei Rasbora, Espes Rasbora
Scientific nameTrigonostigma espei
Lifespan3–5 years

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