Description of Striped Barb Fish They possess beautiful yellow and black horizontal striping on the sides of their body.These striping become apparent only when the lighting is subdued else they look paler and unattractive.Females have a broader body and a more steeply curved back than males.They should be housed in groups and mix well with danios.
Southeast Asia, Malay Peninsula and Indonesia.
Flake and small live-foods.
Generally active and social with other fish in aquarium.
Temperature 70-75°F (21-24°C); soft (50 mg/l) and acidic (pH 6.0-6.5)