Popular Freshwater Fish!

Uncle Bill's Pet Centers carries a wide variety of freshwater and saltwater fish, and selection may vary by store location.  Here are some of the most popular freshwater fish Uncle Bill's offers - but it is not a complete listing of all the fish we have available at any given time.  This list as well as our in-store availability fluctuates and is updated regularly.  Please note this information on each fish's page is for your reference only, and any advice acquired from these listings is to be used at your own discretion.

Harlequin Rasbora

Facts and Information

harlequin rasbora

This is one of the more popular Rasboras and very commonly available in the hobby.  Many people often mistake it for a tetra, but it is a member of the cyprinid family, which all have two barbs on the sides of the upper lip.  While they are small, if you look close, you will see the thin barbs on its mouth as it turns in the water.  It grows to two inches and is very subtly colored.  The genus name "Rasbora" comes from an Indian word meaning "fish".

PH Levels - 6 to 8

Hardness Levels - 70 to 320 ppm

Temperature - 72 to 78°F

Level of Difficulty - Level 2

Size - Small

Aggression Level - 1

Possible Tankmates - Tetras, Neon Rainbowfish

glow fish tetras

yellow cichlid labidochromis caeruleus