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Tiger Barb

Tiger Barb
Barbus Tetrazona

Length: 3.0"
Sex: The male is generally smaller and more colorful.
Feeding: Will eat all types of foods including flakes and live foods.
Social Behaviour: Very active fish that can be a bit nippy.


Up Keep: Needs lots of open swimming space in the tank. Recommend a medium sized tank.
Breeding: Best results are achieved when there are several males and females and they are given a chance to pair up naturally.
Comments: This fish seems to be susceptible to Ich. It is a good idea to have a treatment on hand. Due to the nippy tendency of the tiger barb, it is not recommended to keep with other fish that are more timid such as gouramis. A green and albino tiger barb is also available.


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