Queen Danio Information & Care
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|Sub Family 1||Danios|
|Common Name||Queen Danio|
|Scientific Name||Devario regina|
The Queen Danio (Devario regina) is a tropical fish belonging to the minnow family (Cyprinidae). Originating in India, Myanmar, Thailand, northwestern Malaya, and the Mekong basin, this fish is sometimes found in community tanks by fish keeping hobbyists. It grows to a maximum length of 3.1 inches (7.8 cm).
In the wild, the Queen Danio is found in fast moving rivers with sandy bottoms in a tropical climate and prefer water with an ideal temperature range of 73 - 77 °F (23 - 25 °C). Their diet consists of worms, small crustaceans and insects. The Queen Danio is an egglayer.