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Cherry Barb Puntius titteya

Category: Barbs

Size: 2-3cm

Price: £2.95 each

Discount: Buy 10 or more Cherry Barb Puntius titteya and get 10% off!!

Stock: 38 in stock

Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Either males or females available (please be aware that some species are unsexable)
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.5 and Hard
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: Buy 10 or more Cherry Barb Puntius titteya and get 10% off!!
Size: 2-3cm

Puntius titteya (Cherry Barb)

A common barb that is often found in shops. They are peaceful but territorial Keep in a large group (ten or more specimens), otherwise small numbers of fish tend to become territorial.

Females are a dull brown colour whilst males are red and develop a very deep red colour when in breeding condition.

Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

Can be a little difficult to breed, Ideal water conditions for breeding are soft and slightly acidic. Place a conditioned pair into a well planted breeding tank. If they do spawn the fish will scatter their eggs on the plants which the parents will seek out and eat so always remove the parents after spawning. Once the fry are free swimming feed them on infusoria and other suitable fry foods.

Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Sri Lanka
Temperature 23-26C
Size Around 5cm
Water Parameters Soft, acidic water preferred
Water PH 6.5-7.0