Schubert’s Barb – Barbus Semifasciolatus

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Common name: Schubert’s Barb Scientific name: Barbus Semifasciolatus Average Adult Fish Size: They will grow to 4 inches (10 cm) but not all reach this size and usually stay around the 3 inch mark. Place of Origin: Southeast China Typical Tank Setup: They …

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Cuming’s Barb – Barbus Cumingii

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Common name: Cuming’s Barb Scientific name:  Barbus Cumingii Average Adult Fish Size: 2 inches (5cm) Place of Origin: They are found in mountain streams in Sri Lanka Typical Tank Setup: small species of fish which does well in community tanks especially if they are …

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Filament Barb – Dawkinsia Filamentosa

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Common name: Filament Barb, Puntius Filamentosa, Puntius Filamentosus Scientific name: Dawkinsia Filamentosa Average Adult Fish Size:  4 inches  /  10 cm Place of Origin: Southern India Typical Tank setup: A well planted aquarium with rock work and driftwood / bogwood. …

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Gold Barb – Puntius Semifasciolatus

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Common name: Gold Barb, China Barb, Half Banded Barb, Shubert’s Barb, Six-banded Barb Scientific name: Puntius Semifasciolatus Average Adult Fish Size:  2.8 inches  /  7 cm Place of Origin: Southeast Asia Typical Tank setup: A well planted aquarium with rock …

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Checkered Barb – Puntius Oligolepis

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Common name: Checkered Barb Scientific name: Puntius Oligolepis Average Adult Fish Size:  2 inches  /  5 cm Place of Origin: Indonesia Typical Tank setup: A well planted aquarium with rock work and driftwood / bogwood. Plants will give the weaker …

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Black Ruby Barb – Puntius Nigrofasciatus

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Common name: Black Ruby Barb, Purple-Headed Barb, Ruby Barb Scientific name: Puntius Nigrofasciatus Average Adult Fish Size:  2.8 inches  /  7 cm Place of Origin: Mountain streams in Sri Lanka Typical Tank setup: A well planted aquarium with rock work …

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Denison Barb – Barbus Denisonii

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Common name: Denison Barb, Red Line Torpedo Barb, Rose Line Shark Scientific name: Barbus Denisonii Average Adult Fish Size:  4 inches  /  10 cm Place of Origin: India Typical Tank setup: A well planted aquarium with rock work and driftwood …

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Green Tiger Barb – Puntius Tetrazona

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Common name: Green Tiger Barb, Sumatra Barb Scientific name: Puntius Tetrazona Average Adult Fish Size:  2.8 inches  /  7 cm Place of Origin: Indonesia and Malaysia Typical Tank setup: A well planted aquarium with rock work and driftwood / bogwood. …

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Gold Tiger Barb – Puntius Tetrazona

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Common name: Gold Tiger Barb, Sumatra Barb Scientific name: Puntius Tetrazona Average Adult Fish Size:  2.8 inches  /  7 cm Place of Origin: Indonesia and Malaysia Typical Tank setup: A well planted aquarium with rock work and driftwood / bogwood. …

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Odessa Barb – Puntius Padamya

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Common name: Odessa Barb, Ticto Barb, Scarlet Barb Scientific name: Puntius Ticto, Puntius Padamya Average Adult Fish Size: 4 inches / 10 cm Place of Origin: Native to Southeast Asia; from the Himalayas to Thailand. Its’ native region include Bangladesh, …

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