Enteromius aboinensis is a peaceful schooling fish. You should keep a group of at least 10-12. The aquarium should be planted densely on the sides and background, because they need hiding places. In the middle you should leave a lot of free swimming space.
This species was first described in 1911 by Boulenger.
Synonym: Barbus aboinensis.
They are omnivorous. You should give them e great variety of live, frozen and dry food.
Breeding Enteromius aboinensis
Not much is known about breeding Enteromius aboinensis in an aquarium. They spawn between fine leaved plants. As the parents eat their own eggs you must remove them after spawning.
Jan Bukkems – Aquavisie