The Odessa barb (Pethia padamya) is a freshwater fish native to India, Bangladesh, and other parts of South East Asia and the Himalayas. It is a small, hardy fish popular in aquariums due to its attractive appearance and peaceful nature. Males have a silver color with a large red line running along their bodies. They are omnivorous and require a diet of small crustaceans, insects, and plant matter. Learn more:


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Scientific name Common Name Size Temperament
 Pethia padamya
 Odessa barb 100mm Peaceful
 Water Temperature Water pH Tank size Diet
 21-26oC6.0-7.0 135 litresOmnivore