Emerald Dwarf Rasbora (Danio erythromicron)

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Emerald Dwarf Rasbora

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Emerald Dwarf Rasbora

Danio erythromicron

38 Litres (10 US G.)

2.5-3.8cm (1-1.5 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

7.0 - 7.5

21 -25 °C (69.8-77°F)

10-25 °d

2:3 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

3-5 years

Family

Cyprinidae



Additional names

Emerald Dwarf Rasbora

Additional scientific names

Microrasbora erythromicron


Origin

Sexing

The male is more colourful than the female.

Tank compatibility

A sociable little fish appreciating company of it's own, keep in a group of at least 6. Due to it's small size, any tank mates would have to be carefully considered.

Diet

Will take most foods as long as they're small such as small pellets, crumbled flake, daphnia or brine shrimp.

Feeding regime

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment Specifics

Needs soft water to thrive. Provide open swimming space as well as dense planting to hide in.

Behaviour

Loosely shoaling active fish.

Identification

This little fish has a blue-green base colour with light vertical bars down the flanks.

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