Tiger Barb (10 pcs)
by Live Fish
Original price $20.00
Current price $18.00
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Tiger Barb has black bands that run vertically on an orange/gold body. There are also a few different varieties such as the Albino and the Green. Stocking this species in a community tank can be risky. This barb is a very active tropical fish that has a reputation for nipping the fins of its tank mates. This fin nipping behavior is most often attributed to not having enough tigers in the tank. With all of that being stated, they do best when kept in schools of 6 or more. Given their somewhat aggressive nature, it might be a good idea to think twice before adding this barb (or school of them) to a community tank.
|Common Name||Sumatra Barb, Green and Albino, Part belt Barb
|Scientific Name||Puntigrus tetrazona|
|Maximum Size||8 cm|
|pH||6 - 7.5|
|Temperature||21°C - 26°C|
|Life Span||5 years|
|Behaviour||They can be semi-aggressive and they do best when kept in a school of 6 or more.|
The female is usually bigger and the male may develop a red colouration on its nose.
- Reference: fishlore.com
HOW TO SAFELY ADD FISH TO TANK
1. Set live stock aside with transportation bag in room temperature place for 30 minutes.
2. Then transfer bag to float in aquarium for another 30 minutes
3. Use a fish net to transfer the live stock by scooping it from the bag into the tank.
NOTE: Do not release live stocks together with the transportation water into tank.