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Cherry Barb

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Cherry Barb Care Guide:

  1. Tank Size: A minimum of 20 gallons is suitable for a school of Cherry Barbs.

  2. Water Parameters:

    • Temperature: 73-81°F (23-27°C).
    • pH Level: Slightly acidic to neutral, around 6.0-7.5.
    • Water Hardness: Soft to moderately hard water.
  3. Tank Setup:

    • Provide dense vegetation and floating plants.
    • Use a dark substrate to enhance their coloration.
    • Maintain a well-filtered aquarium with gentle water flow.
  4. Diet:

    • Omnivorous diet; feed high-quality flakes, pellets, and supplement with live or frozen foods like brine shrimp and bloodworms.
  5. Tank Mates:

    • Peaceful community fish; suitable for a variety of tank mates.
    • Avoid keeping with aggressive or fin-nipping species.
  6. Maintenance:

    • Perform regular water changes (20-30% every 2 weeks).
    • Monitor water parameters consistently.
  7. Behavior:

    • Cherry Barbs are active and exhibit schooling behavior.
    • Males showcase vibrant red coloration, especially during breeding displays.
  8. Compatibility:

    • Compatible with other peaceful community fish.
    • Best kept in groups of six or more for a more natural and less stressed environment.
  9. Breeding:

    • Breeding Cherry Barbs is relatively easy in a separate breeding tank.
    • Provide fine-leaved plants for egg deposition.
  10. Health Monitoring:

    • Observe for signs of stress, disease, or changes in behavior.
    • Quarantine new additions to prevent potential diseases.

With proper care and a well-planned setup, Cherry Barbs will add vibrant colors and lively activity to your community aquarium.