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  • Odessa Barb (Puntius padamya)

    The odessa barb is another semi-aggressive barb that tends to be kept better in larger numbers. These fish are plant friendly with tougher plants versus grass-like plants.

    They can be mixed with other species of barbs for a colorful, active aquarium!

    Other tankmates may include different plecos and loaches.

  • Denisonii Barb (Puntius denisonii)

    The denisonii barb is best known for its striking red and patterened tail. Don't underestimate the size of this fish as they can reach up to 5 inches!

    Being apart of the barb family, these guys do well in larger groups consisting of 6 or more and go well with a wide variety of smaller cichlids.

    Denisonii barbs can even be kept in a planted tank but be sure to give them plenty of swimming room.

  • Tiger Barb (Puntius tetrazona)

    Tiger barbs are another popular freshwater fish and a great beginner fish! Best kept in larger groups of six or more, these fish go well with a lot of other semi-aggressive fish.

    The tiger barb is a plant-friendly shoaling fish that are quite active and require minimal care.

    Check out their close relatives, the albino tiger barb, green tiger barb, and platinum green tiger barb. A small group of each these makes for a colorful and active tank.