Cherry Barb Fish

The Cherry Barb, also known as Puntius titteya, is a vibrant and active freshwater fish native to Sri Lanka. This popular species adds a burst of color and life to any aquarium.

KSh 750



  • Slender, elongated body reaching up to 2 inches (5 cm) in length
  • Males are bright red, especially during breeding season, while females are a more amber-brown color
  • Black spot at the base of the caudal fin
  • Transparent fins with red or yellow edges in males
  • Forked caudal fin
  • Small, pointed mouth


  • Peaceful and schooling: Do best in groups of 5 or more.
  • Active swimmers: Enjoy exploring all levels of the tank, particularly the middle and upper regions.
  • Fast and agile: Known for their quick movements and playful nature.
  • Omnivorous: Feed on a variety of foods, including flakes, pellets, live food, and algae.

Care requirements:

  • Established freshwater aquarium (minimum 10 gallons for a small school)
  • Stable water parameters:
    • Temperature: 72-80°F (22-27°C)
    • pH: 6.0-8.0
    • Hardness: Soft to hard water
  • High water quality with good filtration and regular water changes
  • Planted tank with plenty of open swimming space and some hiding places
  • Varied diet

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