Five banded barbs, or penta barbs, or hexazon barbs, are a member of the puntius family and these barbs are peaceful and suitable for planted and peaceful fish tanks. These are schooling fish and aquariumfishsale.com recommends a School of at least four to keep these guys happy. Obviously one of the puntius family, this species is distinguished by five vertical black bands.
- Scientific Name: PUNTIUS PENTAZONA
- Origin: Southeast Asia
- Lifespan: 6 Years
- Max size: 2 inches
- Food: Flake
- Shipping Size: Approx. 1 inch