|Color Form:||Red with a Dark Band from Head to Tail; Males are Brighter|
|Minimum Tank Size:||25 Gallons|
The cherry barb is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the family Cyprinidae. It is native to Sri Lanka, and introduced populations have become established in Mexico and Colombia. The cherry barb was named Puntius titteya by Paules Edward Pieris Deraniyagala in 1929.