Danio albolineatus
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Danio albolineatus

Common Names: Gold Danio
Pearl Danio
Spotted Danio
Synonyms: Brachydanio albolineatus
Danio albolineata
Nuria albolineata
Family: Cyprinidae
Category: Cyprinids
Distribution: Asia; South East Asia.
Main Ecosystem: Stream; Stream
Temperament: Schooling; Peaceful and active.
Diet: Carnivore; Carnivore
Care: Feed with flakes and live foods. Pearl Danios are strong, fast swimmers and they need a large tank to swim in.
6 - 8
20°C - 25°C
68°F - 77°F
5 dH - 20 dH
Potential Size: Male: 6cm (2.4")
Female: 6cm (2.4")
Water Region: Surface; Surface
Activity: Diurnal; Diurnal
Gender: The males are smaller and more brightly coloured. A 'ripe' female is pictured above.
Breeding: Higher temperatures up to 29°C in shallow, new water, planted with fine leaved plants should initiate breeding. Remove the pairs after spawning so the parents don't eat the eggs. Pairs remain together for the remainder of their lives.
Comments: Best kept in pairs or in schools. Very hardy fish and highly recommended for beginners.
Main Colours:
Markings: Not Specified
Mouth: Upturned
Tail: Not Specified
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Submitted By: Adam
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