04-26-2008, 08:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Lupin
I had done a research and was thinking he may be talking about rosy barbs. My answer is based on rosy barbs.
Originally Posted by tophat665
Pray tell, what is a red glass barb? I've run across two references to glass barbs in fishbase, one Indian and one African, but other than those I've never hear tell of either before, let alone red glass barbs.
I believe the fish in question is indeed Barbus conchonius, my loach-loving friend. Just a color morph of the ole Rosy Barb, the body clarity the only difference.
Attractive fish, they, though they do reach six inches, necessitating a good-sized tank to keep a proper school of them, which of course negates the problems with aggression.