The Tiger barb, also called the Sumatra barb, Partbelt barb and Tirger, is originally from Sumatra and therefore was once called the Sumatranus. Below are more facts about tiger barbs that you should know before getting one as pet.


It has always been a popular fish. They breed easily, although they can become unfriendly towards their cohabitants. This aquarium fish is good for beginners.


This type of barb is the largest of the ‘branded barbs’ which include the Longfin Tiger Barb, Albino Tiger Barb and the Green (‘moss’) Tiger Barb. This barb has a bright yellow to red body with four black stripes.


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