Odessa Barb

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1. Tank Setup:

  • Odessa Barbs thrive in well-established aquariums of at least 20 gallons.
  • Provide a mix of open swimming space and planted areas for hiding.

2. Water Parameters:

  • Maintain a pH level between 6.5 to 7.5.
  • Keep the water temperature between 72°F to 79°F (22°C to 26°C).

3. Filtration:

  • Use a good filtration system to keep the water clean and well-oxygenated.
  • Regular water changes (20-25% every 2 weeks) are essential.

4. Diet:

  • Feed a balanced diet of high-quality flakes, pellets, and occasional live or frozen foods.
  • Ensure variety in their diet to promote vibrant colors.

5. Tank Mates:

  • Odessa Barbs are generally peaceful but can be slightly nippy.
  • Compatible tank mates include other peaceful community fish of similar size.

6. Behavior:

  • Odessa Barbs are active swimmers, so provide ample swimming space.
  • They may display schooling behavior, so keeping them in groups of 6 or more is recommended.

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