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 Temperament:
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:
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 78°F 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.
Middle to top of tank.
Zebra Danio Diseases:
None specific to species
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