Scientific Name: Puntius Tetrazona
Common Name: Starfire Red GloFish Tiger Barb
Adult Size: 3 inches
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: Intentional breeding of GloFish is prohibited due to license restrictions. It is made more difficult by hyperbaric treatment of the young to render them sterile.
Gender: The female is heavier and males have a wider anal fin.
Compatible Tank Mates: See Compatibility Chart