Are Golden Barbs a shoaling fish?

Are Golden Barbs a shoaling fish?

Yes, Gold Barbs are a shoaling barb, which will happily shoal. Pair with six or more Golden or similar barbs (like Rosy barbs) or barbs of a similar size to encourage active shoaling behaviour.

The hardy Golden Barb or Chinese barb, Puntius sachsi, is a species of cyprinid fish native to the Red River basin in southeast Asia. Ideal for beginners. The gold barb is an active, mildly aggressive schooling species that spends most of its time in the mid-level and bottom of the water.

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