Yellowtail Rasbora (Rasbora tornieri)

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Yellowtail Rasbora

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Yellowtail Rasbora

Rasbora tornieri

95 Litres (25 US G.)

15-17 cm (5.9-6.7")




6.5 - 7.5

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:2 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-12 years



Additional names

Yellowtail Rasbora, Goldstripe Rasbora, Golden Stripe Rasbora

Sexing[edit | edit source]

Males are smaller with more red hints in the stomach area.

Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

May be aggressive towards smaller tank mates. Would work in a larger tank with the larger species of Danios or Barbs.

Diet[edit | edit source]

Carnivorous, will take pellet, flake, brine shrimp, tubifex worms, and bloodworm.

Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Needs plenty of lateral open swimming space, prefers a planted tank.

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

An exceptionally active fish.

Identification[edit | edit source]

An elongate fish built for speed, has a slender yellow horizontal lateral line on a relatively colourless base, some hints of red, the tail has a thick yellow band tipped by a broad black margin.

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