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Common name: Black Ruby Barb.

Species: Pethia nigrofasciata.

Habitat: Sri Lanka.

Potential size: 5cm.

Social behaviour: A lively, peaceful community fish. Best kept in groups of 5 or 6+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£2.50

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Common Name: Burmese Red Crystal Barb.

Species: Pethia padamya.

Habitat: Myanmar.

Potential size: 7.5cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Best kept in groups of 5 or 6+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£3.95

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Common name: Snakeskin Barb.

Species: Desmopuntius rhomboocellatus.

Habitat: Borneo; Most often inhabits peat swamps and associated black water streams as well as other still waters, often in areas with submerged grasses or aquatic plants and dense vegetation.

Potential size: 5-5.5cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Best kept in groups of 5 or 6+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£4.95

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Common name: Tiger Barb.

Species: Puntigrus tetrazona.

Habitat: Indonesia, Borneo.

Potential size: 8cm.

Social behaviour: A lively schooling fish. Best kept in groups of 5 or 6+ to avoid any aggression or fin-nipping.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£2.95

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Common name: Neon Golden Barb.

Species: Barbodes semifasciolatus.

Habitat: Asia. Most are now captive bred.

Potential size: 7.5cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Recommended for community aquariums.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£2.50

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Common name: Red Line Torpedo Barb.

Species: Sahyadria denisonii.

Habitat: India.

Potential size: 15cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Best kept in groups of 3 or 4+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£9.95

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Common name: Green Tiger Barb.

Species: Puntigrus tetrazona.

Habitat: Captive bred in Asia.

Potential size: 7.5cm often smaller in aquariums.

Social behaviour: A lively schooling fish. Best kept in groups of 5 or 6+ to avoid any aggression or fin-nipping.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

£2.95

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Common name: Neon-Red Rosy Barb.

Species: Pethia conchonius.

Habitat: Captive bred strain.

Potential size: 5cm.

Social behaviour: Keep with other lively, active, community fish, may be too boisterous for some of the more timid species.

Food: Flake, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£3.95

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Common name: Six Banded Barb.

Species: Puntius hexazona.

Habitat: Singapore; Bintan Island.

Potential size: 6.5cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish. Best kept in groups of 5 or 6+.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

£3.95

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Common name: Cherry Barb.

Species: Puntius titteya.

Habitat: Sri Lanka.

Potential size: 5cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£2.50

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Common name: Checkered Barb.

Species: Oliotius oligolepis.

Habitat: Sumatra.

Potential size: 5cm.

Social behaviour: A peaceful community fish.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen, live etc.

£2.50

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Common name: Tri-Colour Golden Barb.

Species: Barbodes semifasciolatus.

Habitat: Occurs throughout Vietnam, Taiwan, and south-western China and northern Laos. The Tri-Colour colour morph is captive-bred.

Potential size: 7.5cm.

Social behaviour: Generally very peaceful making it an ideal resident of the well-researched community aquarium.

Food: Flake, granules, frozen food, live food etc.

 

£4.95

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