Cherry Barb


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Sale price£1.99


Cherry Barb

Cherry Barb's are community freshwater fish that are great for hobbyists of all levels. They are a peaceful species that are happiest in shoals.

Please be aware that the image is for species illustration purposes only. We are unable to guarantee the exact size, colouration, sex or age of the fishes you are purchasing. If you have any questions regarding livestock please contact us. To minimise stress we are unable to hand pick specific fish. Lifespan is an estimate based on optimum conditions.

Approx. size: 1-2cm / 0.5-1"
Maximum size: 5cm
Origin: Singapore
Ideal number kept together: 6+

Water conditions
Our conditions: pH 7.5 temp 24 °C
Ideal pH: 6–8
Ideal temperature: 20–27 °C

Ease of care
Cherry barbs are easy to keep. No special aquarium requirements as they are a hardy fish.

Tropical flake is recommended for the Cherry Barb, supplemented with live or frozen food occasionally.

Cherry barbs are ideal for community aquariums together with peaceful fish of a similar size.

Moderate. Cherry Barbs need good water conditions in order to spawn. A good filter and air pump are recommended. Males are bright red where females are more orange.

Life Span
Cherry Barbs can live to anything from 1-3 years in perfect conditions.

For more information on general fishkeeping and our shipping procedures
click here.

In stock orders placed before 2pm will be despatched on the same working day (not including palletised items, pond plants or fibreglass ponds).

Pre-orders are shipped once we have the stock available and will be shipped using the service chosen at checkout.

All services are working day services and do not include delivery on Saturdays and Sundays or public holidays as standard. Deliveries are usually Monday to Friday only, although some Royal Mail items may be delivered on weekends as standard if the service is available in your area.

 Packet/Courier items    
 Royal Mail (2-3 days)  £0.00-£49.99 £2.99
 Royal Mail Next Day (1-2 days)  £0.00-£49.99 £4.99
 Parcelforce 24 (1 day)  £0.00-£49.99 £7.99
 Parcelforce 24 (1 day) *  £50 and up FREE
 Pallets (booked in)  aquariums / bulky items  

 Pallets Standard (3-5 days)


 Pallets Express (1-2 days)

 - £39.99


*EXCLUDED ITEMS  extra delivery fees apply:
 Fibreglass Ponds (booked in)    

 Zone 1 (7-10 days)

 - £79.99
 Zone 2 (7-14 days)  - £149.99
 Zone 3 (7-21 days)  - £249.99
Pond Plants (direct from grower)
All pond plants (3-10 days) one-off fee regardless of order size/value £5.99


* Orders over £50 that are under 2kg may be sent by a Royal Mail Tracked 24 service.

Please see our full delivery information page and terms and conditions for detailed information on shipping policies and zones


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