The beautiful Cherry Barb originates from Sri Lanka and attains the length of 2 inches. It is not as active as other barbs, often hiding among the plants.
Living Environment : Feed flake and freeze-dried foods. The Cherry Barb tends to stay in the lower portion of the tank, whereas most other barbs prefer the middle and upper regions of the tank. Floating plants can be used to reduce the brightness.The tank should be aqua caped with dark gravel, and the lighting should be subdued.