Scientific Name: Brachydanio rerio
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Approximate purchase size : 2 - 4cm
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How easy are they to care for?
Zebra Danio are very easy fish to care for and produce very minimal waste making them perfect for a large shoal.
How large can they grow?
Where in the world are they from?
Most commonly found around the Kosi River, a small tributary of the Ganges system in northern India
What is the ideal number to keep together?
Ideally kept in a large shoal, we recommend a minimum of 6 - 10.
What water conditions do they require?
Ideally slightly acidic water conditions are provided between 6.5pH - 7pH however they will happily live in conditions ranging up to pH of 7.5. Temperatures should range between 14-24¬∞C.
What should you feed them?
Zebra Danio should be fed a variety of flake, frozen, freeze dried and live foods for a varied diet. Being omnivores they will happily accept a wide range of foods.
How compatible are they with other fish?
Zebra Danio are peaceful community fish and are generally accepeted by a wide range of tank mates. Please see the compatability chart below for more information. An entirely peaceful species and will happily coexist with a wide range of tank mates. Best suited to a tank with smaller species such as Tetra and Rasbora.
Can they be bred in captivity?
Females are usually rounder in the belly and slightly larger than their male counterparts.