Jerdon's Carp (Hypselobarbus jerdoni)

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Jerdon's Carp

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Jerdon's Carp

Hypselobarbus jerdoni

1893 Litres (500 US G.)

35.6-45.7cm (14-18 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.5 - 7.5

20 -26 °C (68-78.8°F)

5-20 °d

1:1 M:F

5-10 years

Family

Cyprinidae





Additional names

Jerdon's Carp

Additional scientific names

Barbus jerdoni, Puntius jerdoni


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

A very active shoaling fish that should be kept in a group of at least 6. It will eat smaller fish and it's very active nature will bother slower moving fish.


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

This is an exceptionally active fish that needs very large surroundings, ideally a tank (or pond) a minimum of 243.8cm (96") long, 121.9cm (48") wide and 121.9cm (48") tall with excellent filtration. It will jump if spooked so secure lids or nets are necessary.

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