Flashy and fast, danios add a lot of schooling action to any aquarium, and they get along with everyone. The Zebra Danio boasts an instantly recognizable striped, zebra pattern. A favorite of freshwater fish hobbyiest, Danio rerio is either silver or gold with five uniform blue/purple stripes that stretch horizontally from the gill to the end of the tail. These are popular fish to place in new aquariums to get water conditions right before other more expensive fish are introduced 48 hours later.
The Zebra Danio is a highly active swimmer, especially when kept in small schools and has a well known reputation for being a playful and curious fish and makes an great addition to any aquarium.
Native to the Ganges region in Eastern India, wild Zebra Danios are found in a variety of habitats, ranging from fast-moving streams to slow-moving, nearly stagnant ponds.
- Scientific Name: DANIO RERIO
- Origin: India and Indonesia
- Lifespan: 4 Years
- Max size: 1 inch
- Food: Flake, brine shrimp
- Shipping Size: Approx. 3/4 inch