Black Ruby Barb
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The Black Ruby Barb or Purplehead Barb is one of the rarer barbs you’ll find!

The Black Ruby Barb is a sleek looking fish that is best described as being a an omnivore and a friendly tank mate, although it may have issues with large fish that are carnivores.  It prefers soft, slightly acidic water, though it will do fine in a pH 7.0 as it does not like dirty water.

Name: Black Ruby Barb
Science Name: Pethia nigrofasciata
Temperament: Peaceful but can nip

Max Size: 2″
pH: 6.0 – 7.4
Temperature: 72-79F°  (22-26°C)

Care Level: Easy-Moderate
Life Expectancy: 5 Years

Minimum Tank Size Recommended: 20 Gallons
Groups: Recommended in groups 6+ / Thrives in groups 12+


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