Also known by the names Red Torpedo Barb and Roseline Shark, the Denison’s Barb (Sahyadria denisonii) is one of the most strikingly colorful and active fish available for the freshwater aquarium.  It has become extremely popular among aquarists over the past few years, and a few commercial breeding programs have been developed to ensure its longevity in the aquarium hobby.  The Denison’s Barb is known for its incredible bright red coloration, as well as its peaceful disposition.  It is a very hardy species that will thrive in most communities and planted aquariums of appropriate size

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