Common Name: Yellow Barb
Scientific Name: Puntius Semifasciolatus
Adult Size: 3 inches (7.5 cm)
Social: Peaceful schooling fish
Lifespan: 5 years
Breeding: Egg scatterer
Yellow Barbs a hardy community fish that's easy to care for. In nature they are green, but the yellow colored hybrid has become so popular that it is usually the only color available for sale. They should be kept in schools of a half dozen or more, and they get along with other peaceful fish.