The Harlequin Rasbora is an extremely desirable aquarium addition thanks to its gorgeous metallic coloration and ease of care It's not difficult to see why so many hobbyists treasure it A large school of Harlequin Rasboras fill the upper areas of the aquarium with movement and color so lively and vibrant that even non-hobbyists marvel at the display.
In the aquarium
The Harlequin Rasbora does best in an established planted aquarium with open areas for swimming The Harlequin Rasbora should be kept in schools of 8-10 individuals and housed with other small, peaceful fish
The mild nature of the Harlequin Rasbora makes it a great community fish
An omnivore, the Harlequin Rasbora does well on a diet of prepared flake food, as well as freeze-dried bloodworms and tubifex.