Panda Garra (Garra flavatra)


A popular and attractive scavenger and grazer, the Panda or Butterfly Garra originates from rocky streams in Western Myanmar, where it is found in loose aggregations. Wild specimens are almost never exported, and the species has been commercially bred for the aquarium trade for year. In the aquarium, they are an active fish and useful grazer that will readily eat diatom and other forms of nuisance algae. Hardy and adaptable, they are best kept in a group of 3-5 specimens.


Panda Garra (Garra flavatra)

Origin: Aquacultured Asia
Diet: Omnivore and grazer, will readily accept most frozen and prepared foods.
Adult Size: 3.5″
Recommended Tank Size: 20 Gallons
Compatibility: Peaceful, best kept in groups of 3 or more

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          6.8 – 7.5
Temp:                     76-80F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <30ppm

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