The Denison Barb, also known as the Red Lined Torpedo Barb or Roseline Shark, is a popular and attractive fish species in the aquarium hobby. Denison barb (lat. Sahyadria denisonii) is one of the fishes that are getting popular with surprisingly high rate. The fish has become a subject of aquarists focus quite recently. This India-born fish has become rather renowned species due to its appealing look and interesting behavior.
The tinfoil barb (Barbonymus schwanenfeldii) is a very large freshwater fish from Cyprinidae family. It can be up to 14 inches (35 cm) long. Quite often the juveniles are sold on the market and nobody tells about how large the fish becomes as an adult one and as a result, the fish quickly overgrows any tank of a common aquarist and then requires a really spacious tank.
The Odessa barb (Pethia padamya) is a small, bright and active fish. Unfortunately, it is less spread than other barb species. Earlier it was considered that the Odessa barb was one of Puntius ticto coloring variations (which natural coloring doesn’t have wide red stripe along its body peculiar for this species). This version is quite prevailing in literature on aquarium husbandry. In 2008 Pethia padamya was described as a separate species.
The Celestial Pearl Danio (Danio margaritatus), also known as Galaxy Rasbora or simply CPD is a small, bright colored fish, that appeared the aquarium trade not so long ago. Moreover, only in 2006 it became known within the scientific community. This is when it was discovered. Overall, the Celestial Pearl Danio is a captivating fish species that can bring beauty and tranquility to a well-maintained aquarium. Their vibrant colors and peaceful nature make them a popular choice among fishkeepers.