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The Swordtail
Multicolored Shoal
Black Molly
Golden Gourami
Pearl Gourami
The Fighting Fish
Glass Fish
The Mysterious Fish
The Traveling Fish
The Neon Tetra
The Cardinal Tetra
The Cat Fish
The Diamond Fish
The Emperor Tetra
The Lemon Tetra
The Pretty Tetra

A Live Torpedo
The Congo Tetra
The Harlequin Fish
The Queensland Rainbow
The Dwarf Gurami
The Black Ruby
The Sumatran Tiger Barb
The Angel Fish
The Discus Fish
The Black Line Red Tail Pencil
The Cleverest Fish
The Rudder Fish
The Jewel Fish
The Egg Protector


Defensive Stripes


This fish come from Indonesia, from the island of Sumatra, and so called the Sumatran Tiger Barb. There is a lot of sunshine in sumatra, and it is easy to make out shoals of Tiger Barbs in the clear water.
The Tiger Barb is yellow, with black stripes across its body. This colouring helps it to hide away from enemies. It goes down to the sand at the bottom and takes up a position among the stems of weeds there, and you cant make it out at all. The dark stems against the yellow sand just look like the stripes on the tiger barbs body.