Species – Puntius tetrazonaCommon Name – Tiger barbMature Adult Size – 7 to 8 cm.Origin – Indonesia, Sumatra, BorneoPH Range – 6.0 – 7.5Temperature Range – 21c – 26cWater Type – SoftTemperament / Behavior- They can be semi-aggressive. They do best when kept in a school of 6 or more. Getting only of couple of them will surely bring out their fin nipping behavior.Size – 3-4 cmSex – UnsexedDiet / Foods : : Omivorours The Tiger Barb has black bands that run vertically on an orange/gold body. There are also a few different varieties such as the Albino and the Green.Stocking this species in a community tank can be risky. The Tiger Barb is a very active tropical fish that has a reputation for nipping the fins of its tank mates. This fin nipping behavior is most often attributed to not having enough tiger barbs in the tank. With that being stated, they do best when kept in schools of 6 or more. Given their somewhat aggressive nature, it might be a good idea to think twice before adding this barb (or school of them) to a community tank.The Tiger Barb will take regular tropical fish flakes but you should try to supplement their diet every once in a while with brine shrimp or krill.