Danio nigrofasciatus
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Danio nigrofasciatus

Common Names: Dwarf Danio
Spotted Danio
Synonyms: Barilius nigrofasciatus
Brachydanio nigrofasciatus
Family: Cyprinidae
Category: Cyprinids
Distribution: Asia; Burma.
Main Ecosystem: Stream; Stream
Temperament: Schooling; Peaceful.
Diet: Herbivore; Herbivore
Care: Feed flakes and freeze dried foods. Not hard to keep and good for beginners, though the Spotted Danio needs a long aquarium. Plants are recommended.
6.5 - 7
24°C - 28°C
75°F - 82°F
5 dH - 12 dH
Potential Size: Male: 4cm (1.6")
Female: 4cm (1.6")
Water Region: Middle, Surface; Middle-Surface
Activity: Diurnal; Diurnal
Gender: The mature female is larger and has a lighter anal fin colouring than the male.
Breeding: Condition the males and females separately with a variety of live foods for one week. Use at least two males for each female and remove the parents after spawning.
Comments: Not as popular as other <a href="default.asp">Danios</a>.
Main Colours: Black, Silver
Markings: Striped And Spotted
Mouth: Not Specified
Tail: Concave
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