- Diet: Flake, Frozen, Freeze-dried
- Maximum size: 2"
- Water temperature: 72-82° F
- Swimming level: Top
- Experience level: Beginner
- Tank Setup: 10+ gallons, densely planted
Danios can share their aquarium with other community aquarium fish of similar size and temperament. Instead of plants, they eat aquatic crustaceans, worms and aquatic insect larvae. Danios are schooling fish and like to swim in groups and should be kept with three or more other fish of the same species. You will see them swimming in the middle of your aquarium. To create a beautiful aquarium environment, be sure to add some top and bottom swimmers as well. Ask a PetSmart associate to help you choose.
Learn about the Rasbora Heteromorpha Danio
Other Common Names
Harlequin Rasbora, Red Rasbora
Live tubifex worms, blood worms, brine shrimp and glass worms. Frozen plankton, vegetable diet, beef heart, brine shrimp, glass worms and blood worms. Freeze dried and flake foods are also recommended for occasional use. Not a picky eater, but needs a balanced diet from all the categories listed above.
A very peaceful schooling fish that should be kept with other small peaceful schooling fish.
Singapore-Thailand: Densely planted aquarium with live plants, rocks and driftwood.
Vertical edge of the black triangle pattern on the body points forward on the male and is straight on the female.
Rasbora Hets have an average life span of 5 years.
Visit our Fish Care Center to find products, care information and bright ideas to enhance your underwater world.
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