Barb | Tiger Barb

Barb | Tiger Barb

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Scientific Name: Puntius Tetrazona

Common Name: Tiger Barb

Adult Size: 3 inches

Habitat:  Asian Rivers 

Minimum Tank Size: 20 Gallons

Ideal Tank Conditions: 

  • Temperature Range: 68°F-80°F
  • pH Range: 6.5-7.5
  • Hardness Range: 5-20

    Temperament: Tiger Barbs will nip the fins of slower moving fish.

    Diet & Nutrition: Omnivorous - does well with flake food. Feed brine shrimp (either live or frozen) or blood worms as a treat. 

    Breeding & Spawning: The Tiger Barb is moderately easy to breed and raising the fry is relatively simple. They become sexually mature at about 6 to 7 weeks of age when they have attained a size between about 3/4 of an inch to just over an inch in length.

    Gender: The female is heavier especially during the spawning season. The males are more brightly colored and smaller. During spawning they will develop a very red nose.

    Compatible Tank Mates: See Compatibility Chart


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