Instantly brighten up your aquarium by adding a "hi-contrast" GloFish® Tiger Barb. These popular fish are known for their vibrant color and striking stripes, which are sure to grab anyone's attention. GloFish® Barbs are stunning fish that feature a range of neon colors, including bright pink, green, orange, and blue.
GloFish® Barbs come in many varieties. Choose from these brilliant colors:
- Electric Green® Tiger Barb
- Starfire Red® Tiger Barb
- Galactic Purple® Tiger Barb
One unique feature of GloFish® Barbs is that they have been genetically modified to exhibit fluorescent colors. This means that they will always maintain their bright and vibrant hues, making them a standout addition to any aquarium.
GloFish® Barbs typically grow to an adult size of 2-3 inches, making it an ideal choice for both small and larger aquariums.
GloFish® Barbs are known to be one of the more aggressive barb species, having a bad reputation for nipping the fins of slow-moving and long-finned tank mates. This is more frequently encountered when GloFish® Barbs are kept in too small of an aquarium and in too few numbers. GloFish® Barbs are natural schooling fish requiring at least 8 to 10 individuals to reduce their aggressive nature. They enjoy swimming in lively schools that dart and weave throughout the tank, creating a mesmerizing display that is sure to captivate anyone who gazes into the aquarium.
Tank Habitat and Care:
GloFish® Barbs thrive in well-maintained tanks with a minimum size of 30 gallons, as they require ample swimming space for their energetic antics. Water temperature should be kept between 74-79°F, with a pH range of 6.0-8.0. A gentle water current, created by a filter or air stone, is also appreciated, as it stimulates the river-like conditions these fish are used to.
The GloFish® Barb is an omnivorous species with a diverse diet, making it relatively easy to feed. They enjoy a mix of high-quality, small-sized, slow-sinking pellets or flakes. To supplement their diet and maintain optimal health, it's important to offer a variety of live or frozen foods, such as brine shrimp, daphnia, or bloodworms.
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