Tinfoil Barb Barbonymus schwanenfeldii (prev. Barbus/Barbodes/Puntius)

Tinfoil Barb
Tinfoil Barb
Tinfoil Barb
The Tinfoil Barb is occasionally called Schwanefeld's Barb since some other members of the Barbonymus genus are also called Tinfoil. It is native to Southeast Asia, including much of Indochina, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Tinfoil Barb
Tinfoil Barb
Tinfoil Barb
The Tinfoil name is after its shiny silver scales. Closely related to carps, it is a large barb, growing to some 35cm (14 inches) long.
Tinfoil Barb
Tinfoil Barb with Dragonfish
Tinfoil Barb
Its habitat is varied including streams, rivers, ditches and flooded fields. It is an omnivore eating plants and invertebrates.
Tinfoil Barb with Dragonfish
Tinfoil Barb with Giant Gourami
Tinfoil Barb with Giant Gourami
It is a peaceful, schooling fish with its own kind and others. Like other barbs, it is an egg scatterer and releases several thousand eggs on each spawning.