cherry bards

Cherry Barb

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Cherry Barb

Cherry Barb's are community freshwater fish that are great for hobbyists of all levels. They are a peaceful species that are happiest in shoals.

Please be aware that the image is for species illustration purposes only. We are unable to guarantee the exact size, colouration, sex or age of the fishes you are purchasing. If you have any questions regarding livestock please contact us. To minimise stress we are unable to hand pick specific fish. Lifespan is an estimate based on optimum conditions.

Approx. size: 1-2cm / 0.5-1"
Maximum size: 5cm
Origin: Singapore
Ideal number kept together: 6+

Water conditions
Our conditions: pH 7.5 temp 24 °C
Ideal pH: 6–8
Ideal temperature: 20–27 °C

Ease of care
Cherry barbs are easy to keep. No special aquarium requirements as they are a hardy fish.

Tropical flake is recommended for the Cherry Barb, supplemented with live or frozen food occasionally.

Cherry barbs are ideal for community aquariums together with peaceful fish of a similar size.

Moderate. Cherry Barbs need good water conditions in order to spawn. A good filter and air pump are recommended. Males are bright red where females are more orange.

Life Span
Cherry Barbs can live to anything from 1-3 years in perfect conditions.

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