The Tiger Barb is an amazing freshwater fish that definitely lives up to the hype. In fact, they’re probably one of the species we recommend most often! These fish are fairly easy to care for, beautiful, and very active. They’re one of the best fish for owners who want to see plenty of action going on in their tank. Tiger Barbs have an iconic look that even novice fish-keepers will instantly recognize. The body of the fish is quite wide. It’s tallest at the middle point and tapers down to a triangular-shaped snout. These fish are also quite colorful and have a very distinct pattern. The base color of Tiger Barbs is usually golden yellow. Some also have subtle rose gold tint. On top of that base color are several stripes.


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Scientific name Common Name Size Temperament
Barbus tetrazona
 Tiger barb70mmSemi-aggressive
 Water Temperature Water pH Tank size Diet
20-28oC6.0-8.0 100 litresOmnivore