21st Nov 2019
The Barbel, a fish from within the same family as carp, is native throughout Europe and parts of Asia. They are a popular sport fish in the UK.
Barbels are a shy, bottom feeding fish and should be fed sinking foods. They require well aerated water and a fairly large pond in which to shoal.
Maximum Length: 120cm
Common Length: 30cm
Max. Published Weight: 12Kg
Max Published Age: 38 years
Preferred Temperature Range: 10°C - 24°C