Zebra Danio

Other Zebra Danio Names: Zebra Danio, Golden Zebra Danio, Zebra, Zebra Fish, Longfin Zebra Danio, Striped Danio

Zebra Danio Scientific Name: Danio rerio, Brachydanio rerio, Cyprinus rerio

Zebra Danio (Danio rerio))

Temperature Range: 64°F-80°F
pH Range: 6-8
Hardness Range: 5-20°

Family: Cyprinidae

Species Type: Cyprinids

Zebra Danio Adult Size: 2.5 inches (cm)

Zebra Danio Life Expectancy: 5 years

Zebra Danio Habitat: Asian swamps

Zebra Danio Minimum Tank Size: 10 gallons

Zebra Danio Temperament: Peaceful schooling fish

Zebra Danio Diet & Nutrition: Omnivorous - does well with flake food

Zebra Danio Description: The zebra danio is inexpensive and easy to keep. It is an excellent fish for a beginner. Available in an albino (Golden) variation. The wild and golden types both have a long fin variation.

Tank Mate Compatibility: Other community fish

Zebra Danio Breeding & Spawning: Relatively easy to breed. A lot of information is available on the breeding of Zebra Danios. Use warmer 78F water, well planted with finely leaved vegetation. The baby Zebra Danios grow quickly and reach maturity within eight months. Photoperiod is very important 14 hours of light and 10 hours of dark will induce spawning.

Determining Zebra Danio Sex: The male has smaller yellow lines between its black lines, while the females have a background of silver. Females are also more rounded.

Aquarium Region: Middle to top of tank.

Zebra Danio Diseases: None specific to species

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