Zebra Danio
Danio rerio

Care Level

Low

Placement

Fore Ground

Temperament

Peaceful

Reef Compatible

No

Plant Safe

Yes

Max Size

Less than 2"

Minimum Tank Size

10 gallon

Color

Black, White , Yellow, Gray

Diet

Omnivore

Water Conditions

Neutral (6 to 8 pH), Intermediate water hardness (6 to 12dGH), 66 to 78 degrees Fahrenheit

Description


General: The Zebra Danio (Danio rerio) is a streamline fish species from the river systems of Northern India. A very common choice for the first time aquarist, the Zebra Danio is a relatively hardy fish. The Zebra Danio will reach a length of two inches, and can live over five years in captivity. The Zebra Danio is a naturally schooling species, that should be kept in groups of over six.

Fecundity: The Zebra Danio (Danio rerio) may produce over 100 eggs per clutch.

Preferred Water Chemistry: Neutral (6 to 8 pH), Intermediate water hardness (6 to 12dGH)

Aquarium Diet (Omnivore): Brine Shrimp, Baby Brine Shrimp, Blackworms, Spirulina, Omnivore Pellet

Dimorphism: The Zebra Danio (Danio rerio) female will take on a more gravid appearance when ready to reproduce.

Compatibility: The Zebra Danio (Danio rerio) are typically compatible with other Danio, Tetra, Rasbora, Hatchetfish, Pencilfish, and Corydoras.


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