Cherry Barb

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  • $8.00
  • Regular price $9.00
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  • Good for medium-large aquariums.
  • Current size 2-3 cm, Adult size = 7cm in length.
  • Omnivore, feed regular tropical foods.
  • Recommended temperature range: 20-26C.
  • Lifespan- 5-10 years in aquariums.

This listing is for one Cherry Barb, The Cherry Barb, a highly popular choice, is an easily manageable fish known for its energetic swimming in groups of six or more. Despite its appeal, it's not the best fit for a community tank due to its tendency to nip at fish with flowing fins and its mild aggressiveness.

While often chosen for community tanks, Cherry Barbs may become aggressive, especially when kept in small numbers. Keeping them in groups of six or more helps minimize internal quarrels. It's not advisable to house Cherry's with docile, slow-moving, or long-finned fish like angels or bettas. For an attractive display, consider a species-specific tank with a mix of color variations or pair Albinos Barbs with fast-moving tankmates such as danios, platys, loaches, or catfish.

Tiger Barbs are versatile eaters but benefit from a varied diet to maintain a healthy immune system. Include quality flake food, live, and frozen options like brine shrimp, bloodworms, and beef heart in their diet.


Don't forget to check out our plants for combined postage and keeping the fish happy in transit!

If you have any questions or problems feel free to contact us!

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Postage costs
All small products, plant or snail orders are $3.99 flat postage. Very large products, plant or snail orders are $10.99 tracked postage.
Express is a flat $13.99 no matter the order size (I will cover any extra for free).
Live Goods and Postage
All live goods are sent with express post for a flat $13.99. Purchases for the week will be cut off SUNDAY - 8pm. All orders placed after that time may be sent on the following week.

Pickup
Pickup is from our store located at: 153/313 Harris St, Pyrmont, Sydney, NSW. Please let us know before you come after placing your order so we can confirm it will be ready then.

Terms and Conditions
We will refund or replace any livestock that arrives DOA (Dead on Arrival) but cannot guarantee your order will arrive on time since we have no control over the postage service. If you have any issues with your order please let us know.

Enjoy!