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|Scientific Name||Desmopuntius rhomboocellatus (Koumans, 1940)|
|Common Names||Rhomb Barb
Rundbandad Barb (Sweden), Snakeskin Barb
|Type Locality||Canal along the highway from Oelin to Bandjermasin, about 15 kilometers from Bandjermasin, Borneo.|
|Etymology||The specific name rhomboocellatus: Rhombo in reference to the rhomboid shape of the spots, ocellatus which originates in "oculus", eye, referring to the fact that the spots have a different coloured centre, looking like an eye.|
|Size||88mm or 3.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||Males have more red in their body.|
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|pH||6.5 - 7.5|
|Temperature||23.0-28.0°C or 73.4-82.4°F (Show species within this range)|
|Furniture||A rather shy species that benefits from a good amount of plants to hide in.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Temminckia, Leiden v. 5, pp 189.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 20 07:42 (species record created: 2011 Oct 13 15:21)|