Cherry Barbs are a great schooling fish suitable for community tanks with other peaceful tank mates.
The Cherry Barb is native to Sri Lanka, though it can now be found in Mexico and Colombia too. Its a tropical freshwater fish and, in the wild, enjoys dense plant coverage in warm rivers.
Description: Male cherry barbs are a lovely red to red-orange color with a dark band from head to tail. Female cherry barbs are lighter in color, almost tan. Barbs are a schooling fish and should be kept in groups of 5 or more. When AquariumFishSale sends you barbs, we'll make sure to send a mix of male and female fish.