Tiger Barb

Scientific Name: Barbus tetrazona
For: Beginner Aqaurists
Origin: Southeast Asia
Adult Size: 3 inches
Preffered pH: Slightly Acidic
Water Temp: low 70's to high 70's (F)
Feeding: Omnivorous
Breeding: Egg-layer
Min. Tank Size: 20 gal
Temperament: Community (nips fins of fish that are slow moving)
Comments: This is a great, easy to care for fish that you will grow to enjoy, if you keep it with other fish it is compatible with. They can get very nippy of fins of slower-moving fish, which can create a problem for the fishkeeper. Otherwise, they are a great and colorful addition to the community aquarium. Keep in groups of 3 or more.