Glowlight Danio (Danio choprae)
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57 Litres (15 US G.)
2.5-3cm (1-1.2 ")
6.0 - 8.0
15 -26 °C (59-78.8°F)
- Glowlight Danio
Additional scientific names
- Danio chopraii, Danio choprai
Origin[edit | edit source]
- Asia: Irrawaddy in northern Myanmar.
Sexing[edit | edit source]
- Mature males will be more slender, smaller and more colourful than the females.
Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]
- An active fish best in groups of 5-6 or more. Generally peaceful but should not be kept with slow-moving long-finned fish nor with larger predatory fish. Best in with other micro-sized fish.
Diet[edit | edit source]
Feeding regime[edit | edit source]
- Feed once or twice a day.
Environment specifics[edit | edit source]
- Must have a laterally spacious tank with ample open swimming room as well as some tall plants in which to hide. They do not do well with very bright lighting.
Behaviour[edit | edit source]
- A very active fish that prefers to be in groups of its own kind.
Identification[edit | edit source]
- An attractive smaller Danio. The body has a brilliant orange longitudinal band and a series of vertical blue-black bars on the flanks. The fins are edged with yellow.
Pictures[edit | edit source]
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- Fishbase (Mirrors: )