Tropical Freshwater Aquarium Fish: Turquoise Danio Minnow
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Turquoise Danio
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Turquoise Danio (Brachydanio kerri)

Quick Stats

Care Level Easy
Temperament Peaceful
Color Form Blue
Diet Omnivore
Water Conditions 73-77° F, KH 8-12, pH 6.5-7.0
Max. Size 2"
Origin Asia, Malay Peninsula
Family Cyprinidae
Minimum Tank Size 10 gallons
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Overview

The Turquoise Danio, also known as the Blue Danio or Pearl Danio, is a slender-bodied, active, schooling fish ideal for the community aquarium.

Native to streams and pools, the Turquoise Danio does well with other Danio species and other peaceful fish of similar size. Kept with others in a school, this fish will be very active. The Turquoise Danio prefers a planted aquarium with plenty of swimming space available.

Turquoise Danio scatter their eggs in shallow water over a substrate of coarse gravel. After hatching, usually within 36 hours after spawning, the fry should be fed fine pieces of live foods. Sunlight may trigger spawning.

Turquoise Danios are omnivores and should be fed a diet of flake foods with plenty of vegetable matter, as well as freeze-dried bloodworms and tubifex.

Approximate Purchase Size: 1" to 1-3/4"

Customer Testimonials

Brian H Austin , TX
"active" in the description is an understatement. These guys are hyper! All over the tank, all the time. If you are looking for movement...they don't know the meaning if hide. Love to play in the bubbles and/or return water stream.
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