Albino Cherry Barb (Puntius titteya)

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RemarksIf you're looking to maximize the color-to-size ratio of your fish, you'll be hard pressed to beat Cherry Barbs (Puntius titteya). Males are an electric red color that can be spotted from across the room, despite their average size of 1-1.5". Females sport golden-orange bodies and may be required for males to show their full colors. The albino variant of this species is closer to pink than red in both males and females.

Cherry Barbs like calm, planted tanks. Tankmates include other small cyprinids, tetras, livebearers, and most peaceful fish. They are extremely tolerant of water chemistry - ideal for the beginner aquarium.

Scientific Name: Puntius titteya

Common Name: Albino Cherry Barb

Max Size: 1.5"

pH: 6.0-8.0

Hardness: Soft

Temperature: 60-75°

Aggressiveness: Peaceful

Region of Origin: Southeast Asia

Captive Bred or Wild: Captive Bred

Diet: Small flake or pellet, small frozen or live foods

Compatibility: Similarly sized schooling fish, livebearers, rainbowfish, invertebrates.


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