Species group: Barbs
Other common names: Tulip Barb
Scientific name: Puntius erythromycter
The Lipstick Barb is a small member of the Cyprinidae family of fish, and is native to Myanmar. It inhabits small, clear water streams and rivers, and feeds on small insects and crustaceans, and zooplankton.
Rasbora Myersi was introduced to the aquarium hobby in 2006, and as a schooling fish, it needs to be kept in groups of at least 5 fish.