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Tiger Barb

Original price $5.99 - Original price $54.99
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Style: 1 Fish

Tiger Barb (Puntigrus tetrazona)


The Tiger Barb is a vibrant and lively freshwater fish known for its bold stripes and playful behavior. It is a popular choice for many aquarists due to its hardiness and distinctive appearance.


  • Vivid black and yellow striping
  • Active and spirited schooling fish
  • Adaptable to a wide range of water conditions
  • Best kept in groups to minimize fin-nipping behavior

Care Instructions:

Tiger Barbs thrive in well-filtered aquariums with ample swimming space. They are best housed in groups of six or more to prevent fin-nipping of other species. They enjoy a variety of foods and benefit from the inclusion of live plants and hiding places in their environment.


  • Scientific Name: Puntigrus tetrazona
  • Temperature: 22 - 27°C (72 - 81°F)
  • pH Level: 6.0 - 7.0
  • Water Hardness: 5 - 19 dGH
  • Size: Up to 7 cm (2.75 inches)
  • Diet: Omnivorous - requires a mix of plant and protein-based foods
  • Tank Size: Minimum 20 gallons
  • Temperament: Semi-aggressive, especially if not in a proper school
  • Compatibility: Best kept with similarly sized and tempered fish