Gal Cold Hardy

Gal Cold Hardy

Danios fish are an excellent choice for most aquariums, because of its high energy level and his mild temperament and is recommended especially for owners aquarium time. These hardy fish will provide hours of fun and are easy to care too.

There are many varieties of fish danios, one of the most commonly known is the Zebra Danio is easily recognized by their distinct horizontal bands. This particular Danio grow by about 1.5 inches in length and is also suitable for community tanks because of its peaceful nature. Gold, pearl and types of Leopard danios will also grow to a maximum size of 1.5 inches, but the giant danios however, can grow to two inches or more in length.

Danios will be more comfortable with at least one school from four to six of their own species. These fish have a variety of suitable tank mates to choose from, like Rainbow, Barbados and most types of Gouramis, provided they are more The danios are small. Also Danios will do well with a clown school or Yoyo Loaches and some varieties such as catfish or catfish Plecostomus Corydoras.

Even-tempered danios are often used in aquariums to distract from other more aggressive fish fighting each other. Betta fish, for example, are notorious fighters, burning their gills and charge each other aggressively. Until a school occupied by nothing and distracts the Betta danios ultimately, to maintain peace in the tank.

Danios fish have a lifespan of about five years under proper conditions and are easy to care for, making them ideal for beginners and children. Technically considered cold-water fish, danios will adapt to most water conditions but prefer cooler temperatures usually between 64 74 degrees Fahrenheit or less.

Danios must also have plenty of light and plenty of room to swim freely. These active fish should do well in a ten gallon aquarium that is kept at a level pH between 6.5 and 7.0, approximately ΒΌ inch of gravel and a filter on foreign energy. Of course, if you have other fish in your aquarium you will want to choose a larger size and more powerful filter.

Floating flake food and freeze dried blood worms or mosquito larvae, are the preferred diet of choice for danios. Both can be found in fish or pet stores, as well as live worms and live black or frozen brine shrimp, which are two of his favorite treats.

As with any type of fish or marine life aquarium, you should be aware of signs of stress or illness and how to treat diseases as well. Fish should never be overfed and tank water should be changed as needed, also make sure the filter system is working properly at all time. With just a little regular care, you can enjoy watching your danios swim and interact with others for years to come.

Lee Dobbins writes for Fish Tank and Aquarium Guide where you can learn more about setting up and maintaining a fish tank as well as read more about tropical fish like the Danios.

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