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Thread: Black Ruby Barb

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    Default Black Ruby Barb

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    The Black ruby barb, Pethia nigrofasciata is another alternative to the Tiger barb.

    Generally very peaceful making it an ideal resident of a community aquarium. Very hardy, it places no special demands in terms of water chemistry it can be combined with other small cyprinids as well as tetras, livebearers, rainbowfish, anabantoids, catfishes, and loaches.

    Stays fairly small 2" and usually availble

    It’s a schooling species by nature, and at least 6-10 specimens should be purchased. Maintaining it in such numbers will not only make the fish less skittish but result in a more effective, natural looking display, and males will develop better colours in the presence of their rivals.

    The male during spawning season is a very attractive fish.
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