Rough purchase size 4-5cm
Hardy and active peaceful community fish when young that likes to be kept in small groups. Can be combined with larger inhabitants. However, will prey on small tank mates. Open swimming space is required for fully grown adults. This fish is not demanding in terms of water quality or feeding. The Lemon Fin Barb is very attractive when young, however, many hobbyists buy it without realising the length they grow to. Sometimes sold in the trade as a Lemon Finned Diamond Back Shark.