Breeding Zebra Danio

The Zebra Danio is a prolific spawner. Females are able to spawn at intervals of two to three days, laying between 300 and 400 eggs each time. If you are considering breeding them, here are few tips that will help: Tip 1. Have a separated tank for breeding. The parents should be removed, once spawning is complete to prevent them from eating the eggs. A densely planted aquarium is recommended. Keep the tank’s water shallow (four to six inches deep) and place first the females. Wait until the next day […] Read more »

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Giant Danio (Danio aequipinnatus)

Belonging to the minnow family Cyprinidae Giant Danios are well, the largest danios in the danionins neighborhood. Reaching to a maximum length of 4 inches (10 cm). They can be found in clear streams and rivers among hills at elevations up to 1000 ft (300 m) above sea level. Originating from Sri Lanka, Nepal, and the west coast of India, Danios have become quite popular among aquarist, due in part of their ability to adapt to a broad scope of different water conditions, ranging from cold-water to tropical aquarium communities. […] Read more »