Turquoise Danio Information & Care

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Fish Type Egg-laying
Fish Family Cyprinids
Sub Family 1 Danios
Common Name Turquoise Danio
Scientific Name Danio kerri

The Turquoise Danio or Blue Danio (Danio kerri) is a tropical fish belonging to the Danio family (Cyprinidae). Originating from South-east Asia in the Malaysian Peninsula, this fish is sometimes found in the fish keeping hobby. It is a turquoise colored, slender Danio.

The Turquoise Danio is an peaceful, active schooling fish that is usually kept in groups. They prefer a well planted environment but still need plenty of space to school. Turquoise Danios prefer water with a 6.5 - 7.0 pH, a water hardness of 8 - 12 dGH, and a temperature range of 73 - 77 F (23-25 C).

Turquoise Danios are egg-scatterers that spawn among a course gravel bed. They will typically spawn at the first light of day. The eggs will hatch in approximately 36 hours.

From wikipedia.org


Turquoise Danio

freshwater fish - brachydanio kerri - turquoise danio stocking in 55 gallons tank - Hilt with a Danio in Background
Fish Name Turquoise Danio
Scientific Name Brachydanio Kerri
Description: Hilt with a Danio in Background